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Archived Curricula Guide 2017–2019
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ENGP4 Structure of English II 5 ECTS
Organised by
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
Preceding studies
Recommended:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course unit, the student will be able to analyse different internal structures of sentences using appropriate terminology. The student will be able to describe and utilise a wide range of different structures of the English language. In addition, the student will be able to explain the differences between various structures and describe their usual contexts.
The student will have a good command of the speech sounds in English and will be able to employ them in various phonetic environments. They will be able to write down spoken English using the phonetic alphabet. The student will be familiar with intonation patterns and will be able to analyse the emphasis and intonation patterns of spoken English. The student will be able to read fluently using natural intonation with different texts, and will be able to identify the various features of different regional language variants.

Contents

The Grammar II subunit will familiarise the student with analysing sentence structures, in particularly verb phrases and noun phrases. The range of grammatical structures covered includes, for example, the following: modal verbs, verb complementation, particle verbs, prepositions, inversions, adjectives and adverbs, and the use of articles with proper nouns. The course unit will also familiarise the student with analysing language structures using authentic texts from corpus data. Tutorials will focus on assigned tasks and exercises, which are based on the provided theory.
The Phonology and Pronunciation II subunit will familiarise the student with intonation patterns and the prosodic features of English. The course exercises aim for the student to identify and adopt central intonation patterns. The student will also practice their speaking skills in front of an audience. Additionally, the course includes examining the segmental and prosodic features of different types of regional variations of the English language.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Grammar II  Participation in course work  3 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Phonology and Pronunciation II  Participation in course work  2 ECTS
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Grammar II: final exam. Phonology and Pronunciation II: both a theory exam and an oral exam.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences