PLIN031 Proofreading exercises II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Hana Žižková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Zdeňka Hladká, Dr.
Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Zdeňka Hladká, Dr.
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language - Faculty of Arts
Thu 8:00–9:40 G13
Prerequisites (in Czech)
PLIN030 Proofreading exercises I
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/15, only registered: 0/15, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to provide in-depth information about proofreading rules. Prerequisite for the course is a good knowledge of Czech orthographic norm and understanding of proofreading symbols. Course is focusing on correct usage of proofreading symbols and on actual use of those symbols while marking orthographic, syntactic, typographical and factual errors in text. Lessons consist mainly of practical work. Classes will take place in computer classroom allowing each student to try both paper and electronic form of proofreading. Every lesson will focus on working with text to simulate typical proofreading work in publishing houses and in editorial departments of newspapers and magazine publishers.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will: -be able to do complete proofreading -make electronic revision of text by using different tools -make proofreading of different types of text
  • 1. introduction + review
  • 2. review
  • 3. trade journal
  • 4. regional newspaper
  • 5. web pages
  • 6. catalogue
  • 7. thesis
  • 8. administrative style
  • 9. Slovaque language
  • 10. language curiosities
  • 11. test
  • 12. summary
    required literature
  • ČSN 88 0410. Korekturní znaménka pro sazbu: Pravidla používání. 2004. vyd. Praha: Český normalizační institut, 2004. Dostupné z:
  • ČERMÍN, Karel. Korektury a korekturní znaménka: Korektorské značky [online]. 23. 11. 2009 [cit. 2012-05-24]. Dostupné z:
  • ČSN 01 6910. Úprava písemností zpracovaných textovými editory. Praha: FORTUNA, 2007. Dostupné z:
    recommended literature
  • BEHÚN, Dalibor a Petr BEHÚN. Pište správně česky: Poradna šílených korektorů. 1. vyd. Brno: Zoner Press - Zoner Software, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7413-067-0
Teaching methods
Working with text to simulate typical proofreading work, paper and electronic form of proofreading.
Assessment methods
To successfully complete the course it is required to actively participate seminars and lectures, return all given home works on time and pass final written exam.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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