Семестр ІІ

SEMINAR 9

SYNTAX. DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO ANALYZING SYNTACTIC UNITS.           THE WORD-GROUP THEORY.

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

  1. Syntax as part of grammar. Syntactic theories. Syntactic notions.
  2. Traditional approaches to analyzing syntactic units.
  3. Modern approaches to analyzing syntactic units.
  4. The word-group theory: different approaches, principles of classifications.
  5. The Noun-phrase (NP).                                                                                                 a) NP with pre-posed adjuncts, peculiarities of pre-modification.                               b) NP with post-posed adjuncts, peculiarities of post-modification.
  6. The Verb-phrase (VP): different classifications. Nominal, adverbial and mixed complementation.
  7. Predicative word-groups. Gerundial, infinitive and participial phrases.
  8. Practice assignments.

MATERIAL TO USE

  1. Lectures.
  2. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.
  3. Blokh M.Y. A Course in Theoretical English Grammar / Y.Blokh. – М.: Высшая школа, 1983. – P. 229-232.
  4. Ilysh B.A. The Structure of Modern English / B.A.Ilysh. – Л.: Просвещение,1971. –  P.196-230.
  5. Morokhovskaya E.J. Fundamentals of Theoretical Grammar of English / E.J. – К.: Вища школа, 1984. – P. 196-230.
  6. Иванова И.П., Бурлакова В.В., Почепцов Г.Г. Теоретическая грамматика современного английского языка / И.П.Иванова, В.В.Бурлакова, Г.Г.Почепцов. – М.: Высшая школа, 1981. – C. 136 – 144, 154 – 159.
  7. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011.

 

SEMINAR 10 

THE SENTENCE. THE UTTERANCE. 

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

1. Simple sentence: the problem of definition, classifications.
2. Constructional approach to the sentence analysis. Syntactic processes.
3. The composite sentence: general characteristics. Types of clauses.
4. Utterance as the unit of speech. The informative structure of the utterance.Functional Sentence Perspective (FSP)
5. Communicative types of utterances.

6. Practice assignments.

MATERIAL TO USE

  1. Lectures.
  2. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.
  3. Blokh M.Y. A Course in Theoretical English Grammar / Y.Blokh. – М.: Высшая школа, 1983. – P. 236-244, 251-282, 288-361, 361-373.
  4. Ilysh B.A. The Structure of Modern English / B.A.Ilysh. – Л.: Просвещение,1971. – 197-204, 205-318.
  5. Morokhovskaya E.J. Fundamentals of Theoretical Grammar of English / E.J. – К.: Вища школа, 1984. – P. 254-281.
  6. Иванова И.П., Бурлакова В.В., Почепцов Г.Г. Теоретическая грамматика современного английского языка / И.П.Иванова, В.В.Бурлакова, Г.Г.Почепцов. – М.: Высшая школа, 1981. – C. 164- 238, 213-230, 238-281.
  7. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011.

 

SEMINAR 11

TEXTLINGUISTICS. SPEECH ACT THEORY

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

  1. Text as the unit of the highest level. Textlinguistics. The notion of textual coherence.
  2. Text connecting devices. The notion of textual cohesion.
  3. The notion of deixis. Textual deictic elements.
  4. Speech act theory: basic principles and notions. The notion of felicity conditions.
  5. Illocutionary force as the basic notion of the speech act theory.
  6. Classifications of speech acts. Indirect speech acts.
  7. Practice assignments.

MATERIAL TO USE

  1. Lectures.
  2. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.
  3. Cutting J. Pragmatics and Discourse. A Resource Book for Students / Joan Cutting. – London and New York: Routledge, 2002. – P. 1-73
  4. Morokhovskaya E.J. Fundamentals of Theoretical Grammar of English / E.J. – К.: Вища школа, 1984. – P. 254-281.
  5. Trask R.L. Language and Linguistics. The Key Concepts / Ronald Trask. – New York: Routledge, 2007.
  6. Иванова И.П., Бурлакова В.В., Почепцов Г.Г. Теоретическая грамматика современного английского языка / И.П.Иванова, В.В.Бурлакова, Г.Г.Почепцов. – М.: Высшая школа, 1981. – C. 267-281.
  7. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011.

 

SEMINAR 12

DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

  1. Discourse. Basic principles of discourse analysis.
  2. Discourse junres.
  3. Maxims of conversation by P.Grice.
  4. Implicatures of conversation. Conversational and conventional implicatures.
  5. Indirectness in conversation: flouting communicative maxims.
  6. The Politeness Principle.
  7. Practice assignments.

    MATERIAL TO USE

  1. Lectures.
  2. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.
  3. Cutting J. Pragmatics and Discourse. A Resource Book for Students / Joan Cutting. – London and New York: Routledge, 2002. – P. 1-73.
  4. Trask R.L. Language and Linguistics. The Key Concepts / Ronald Trask. – New York: Routledge, 2007.
  5. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011.

 

SEMINAR 13

DISCOURSE STRATEGIES AND TACTICS. FINAL TEST

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

  1. Communicative strategies and tactics in speech.
  2. The Politeness Strategy.
  3. Practice assignments: summing up.
  4. Final test.

MATERIAL TO USE:

 

  1. Lectures/
  2. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.
  3. Cutting J. Pragmatics and Discourse. A Resource Book for Students / Joan Cutting. – London and New York: Routledge, 2002. – P. 1-73.
  4. Trask R.L. Language and Linguistics. The Key Concepts / Ronald Trask. – New York: Routledge, 2007.
  5. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011.