UCJANGBP11 Grammar 2

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Pavel Heisig, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Heisig, Ph.D. (seminar tutor), Mgr. Pavel Heisig, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Jan Chovanec, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course Grammar 2 follows the course Grammar 1. The aim of the course is to deepen the knowledge of English grammar. The content of the course will be verbs and verb phrases, negative, questions, imperative, agreement of the subject with the predicate, word order in the sentence, types of subordinate clauses, punctuation and capitalization in English. The lecture will offer a theoretical overview of the issue, in the subsequent seminar, students will consolidate the acquired theoretical knowledge through practical exercises.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to: understand basic grammatical phenomena and use them in practice
  • 1. Structure of language. Nouns and noun phrases. Adjectives and adjective phrases. Adverbs and adverb phrases. 2. Verbs: classification of verbs (type, grammatical, and formal classification), regular and irregular verbs. 3. Verbs: primary auxiliaries, modal verbs, verb formation, valency patterns (transitive, intransitive, and linking verbs). 4. Variation in the verb phrase: tense, aspect, voice. 5. Variation in the verb phrase: mood, modality. 6. Grammar of the clause: negation, questions. 7. Grammar of the clause: subject-verb concord. 8. Grammar of the clause: exclamative clauses, imperative clauses. 9. Grammar of the clause: finite vs non-finite clauses, verbless clauses. 10. Word order: basic word order, fronting, S-V inversion, existential there clauses, dislocation, clefting. 11. Coordination. Subordination: relative clauses, conditional clauses. 12. Subordination: adverbial clauses. 13. Punctuation and capitalization.
    required literature
  • BIBER, Douglas and CONRAD Geoffrey LEECH SUSAN. Longman student grammar of spoken and written English. 7. impr. Harlow: Longman, 2007. ISBN 978-0-582-53942-6. info
    recommended literature
  • Dušková, L. Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny. Academia, 2003. info
    not specified
  • CARTER, Ronald and McCARTHY MICHAEL. Cambridge grammar of English: a comprehensive guide: spoken and written English grammar and usage. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-521-58846-1. info
Teaching methods
lecture, seminar
Assessment methods
seminar attendance 75%, written test
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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