UCJAP028 Text Building

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Markéta Johnová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. PhDr. Pavel Kolář, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Pavel Kolář, CSc.
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 aim of the course is to introduce the students to the methodological basis and objectives of text linguistics and demonstrate how text linguistics can be applied when performing grammatical and stylistic analyses. Students acquire an overview of the methods of text linguistics which they will apply on various text types.
  • 1. Text, relevant disciplines, methods
    2. Textuality I: Cohesion, coherence, intentionality, acceptability
    3. Textuality II: informativity, situationality, intertextuality
    4. Text structure I: Microstructures and macrostructures
    5. Text structure II: Functional Sentence Perspective
    6. Textual grammar I: Pronominal reference
    7. Textual grammar II: Tempus
    8. Textual grammar III: Article
    9. Text I: Factors of text interpretation
    10. Text II: Quaestio-model
    11. Text types I: Cultural criteria
    12. Text types II: Structural criteria
    recommended literature
  • Geaney, D.:. Discourse Analysis and Related Topics for Teachers of English as a Second Language, Karolinum, 1996. info
  • McCarthy, M.:. Discourse analysis for language teachers, CUP, 1991. info
  • Tárnyiková, J.:. From text to texture, Olomouc, 2001. info
  • McCarthy, M.:. Issues in applied linguistics, CUP, 2001. info
  • Carter, R. et al.:. Working with texts. A core book for language analysis, Routledge, 1998. info
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Seminář 9 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
Text analysis
Written test
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2013, Summer 2014, Summer 2015, Summer 2016, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020, Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023, Summer 2024.
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