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Lexicology - OIBA4A011A
Title: Lexicology
Guaranteed by: Katedra anglického jazyka a literatury (41-KAJL)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, C+Ex [HT]
Extent per academic year: 0 [hours]
Capacity: 0 / 0 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Renata Pípalová, CSc.
PhDr. Klára Lancová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): PhDr. Zuzana Nádraská, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: PhDr. Monika Kadrnožková, Ph.D. (25.10.2020)
The aim of the course is to familiarise students with the lexicology of modern English mainly from the synchronic perspective while considering the key diachronic aspects in the historical socio-cultural context. The main focus is on word-formation and lexicography. Topic 1: Key terms in lexicology and lexicography; Relevant theses of Prague school; Historical development of English lexis Topic 2: Teaching and learning vocabulary; Lexicography; Layers of vocabulary; Registers and functional styles Topic 3: Word-formation processes, classification; Major word-formation processes; Affixation Topic 4: Conversion; Compounding Topic 5: Minor word-formation processes Topic 6: Word meaning; Sense relations between words
Literature -
Last update: PhDr. Monika Kadrnožková, Ph.D. (25.10.2020)

BAUER, Laurie. English Word-formation, 4th reprint. Cambridge: CUP, 1993. ISBN 978-0521284929

BAUER, Laurie. Vocabulary, 4th reprint. London: Routledge, 1998. ISBN 978-0415163989

CRUSE, David. A. Meaning in Language. An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics. 3rd edition. Oxford: OUP, 2011. ISBN 978-0199559466

QUIRK, Randolph. et al. A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. 2nd Revised edition. London: Longman, 1985. ISBN 978-0582517349

JACKSON, Howard; ZÉ AMVELA, Etienne. Words, Meaning and Vocabulary. An Introduction to Modern English Lexicology. 2nd edition. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2007. ISBN 978-0826490186.

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