Universität Wien

340202 UE Funktionale Grammatik und Textstilistik Englisch (2021W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung
VOR-ORT

An/Abmeldung

Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

UPDATE: 22 Nov 2021
Due to new measures to contain the corona virus, all units planned as on-site will take place online only via ZOOM.

Dienstag 12.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 19.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 09.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 16.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 30.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 07.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 14.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 11.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 18.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG
Dienstag 25.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Franz-Klein-Gasse 1 EG

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Course objectives:
- Improvement of skills needed to interpret and produce grammatically correct and stylistically appropriate texts in standard English (both British and American standard);
- Raising awareness of the semantic/pragmatic nuances involved in making grammatical choices and resulting from them;
- Increasing students' appreciation of the syntax-semantics interface in texting;
Content:
Student-centered approach: Students determine the issues to be discussed in class in a survey at the course start.
Possible topics: Tense/Aspect, Mood, Voice, Conditionals, Inversion, Word formation, Lexical/Syntactic Creativity in English, Modals, Catenative Verbs, Reported Speech, Relative Clauses, Determiners, Adjectives vs. Adverbs, Idiomaticity, Metaphor & Metonymy etc.
Methods:
Discussion in plenum, pair work, group work. Inverted classroom model.
The language of instruction is English.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

- Midterm Test
- Final Test
- Assignments (in-class and homework)
No electronic devices permitted.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Make-up of the final grade:
Midterm Test: 40 points
Final Test: 40 points
Assignments: 20 points

Grading:
0 - 59 pts - 5
60 - 69 pts - 4
70 - 79 pts - 3
80 - 89 pts - 2
90 - 100 pts - 1

In order to receive a final pass grade, both tests must be positive (over 50%).

Prüfungsstoff

- exercises/materials covered in class and posted on Moodle
- all topics discussed in class (as chosen by students in a survey at the beginning of the course)

Literatur

Recommended Reading (a selection):
1. Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English (Longman)
ISBN: 0-582-05971-2
2. English Grammar in Context with Key (Macmillan)
ISBN: 9781405070546
3. Advanced Language Practice with key (Macmillan)
ISBN: 1 405 00762
4. Advanced Grammar in Use, 3rd edition (Cambridge University Press)
ISBN: 13: 978-1107697386
5. Practical English Usage (Oxford University Press)
ISBN-10: 0194202437
6. A Student's Introduction to English Grammar (Cambridge University Press)
ISBN: 978-0-521-62188-3

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mi 26.04.2023 00:24