AJ32350 Doctoral Exam

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: SDzk (final examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Jan Chovanec, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Renata Kamenická, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Naděžda Kudrnáčová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Pelclová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
prof. PhDr. Ludmila Urbanová, CSc. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jitka Vlčková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites
The prerequisites are: 1) the successful completion of all mandatory courses 2) the successful completion of the required number of compulsory elective courses 3) the required number of credits for the whole program (240).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 13 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The doctoral exam tests the students' knowledge of important linguistic theories and approaches.
Learning outcomes
Successful candidates will demonstrate the knowledge of important linguistic theories and approaches.
Syllabus
  • - Current research in functional syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics. - Synchronic and diachronic approach to the English language. - The development of linguistic thought and the position of the Prague School of Linguistics among the linguistic approaches of the 20th century.
Literature
    recommended literature
  • VACHEK, Josef. Prolegomena k dějinám Pražské školy jazykovědné. Vydání první. Jinočany: H & H, 1999. 135 stran. ISBN 8086022129. info
  • BAUGH, Albert Croll and Thomas CABLE. A history of the English language. 4th ed. London: Routledge, 1993. xiv, 444. ISBN 0415093791. info
  • Further sources recommended according to the research focus of the student.
Teaching methods
Oral exam, for which the candidate has to study sources from the following areas: - Current research in functional syntax, semantics, sociolinguistics, and pragmatics. - Synchronic and diachronic approach to the English language. - The development of linguistic thought and the position of the Prague School of Linguistics among the linguistic approaches of the 20th century. The candidates have to demonstrate their knowledge of these thematic areas, as wel as the capability to formulate their own view of the phenomena studies within these areas.
Assessment methods
The studets are assessed according to their performance by a committee of at least three examiners.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
General note: Tento kurz je určen pouze studentům doktorského studia. This course is designated for PhD students only.

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