Filologia angielska, studia stacjonarne I stopnia

 

Seminaria licencjackie

 

Językoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr Ewelina Mokrosz

  1. Definition and types of borrowings
  2. Case in English and Polish
  3. Number and Gender in English and Polish
  4. Adjectives in English
  5. The expression of modality
  6. Negation
  7. Typology of relative clauses
  8. Types of coordination
  9. Types of ellipsis
  10. Grammatical tense in English and Polish
  11. Agglutinating, isolating, inflecting langauges
  12. Characteristics of passives
  13. Information packaging in the clause
  14. Flexibility of idioms
  15. Types of word formation processes

Językoznawstwo porównawcze (seminarium) - dr Artur Bartnik

  1. Theoretical and applied contrastive linguistics
    2. Methodology of contrastive analysis
    3. Mechanisms of semantic change
    4. Characteristics of linguistic corpora
    5. Definitions and types of borrowings
    6. Syntactic borrowings in Polish
    7. Morphological borrowings in Polish
    8. A contrastive analysis of selected aspects of Polish and English noun phrase
    9. A contrastive analysis of selected aspects of Polish and English verb phrase
    10. Complementation in English and Polish
    11. Semantic loan and loan translation
    12. A history of borrowings in Polish
    13. Polish borrowings in English
    14. Modality in English and Polish
    15. The notion of transfer in contrastive analysis

Językoznawstwo stosowane (seminarium) - dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Stages of first language acquisition
  2. Stages of second language acquisition.
  3. Language policy
  4. English as a lingua franca
  5. Gender-specific features of language
  6. The major differences between British English and General American
  7. Innovative methods in language teaching.
  8. English borrowings in the Polish language.
  9. Major problems in text translation.
  10. Differences between children and adult language learners.
  11. Tools of data collection in applied linguistics.
  12. Applied linguistics as a linguistic discipline.
  13. Linguistic phenomena accompanying language contact
  14. The concept of idiolect and sociolect.
  15. Current changes in the language of young people.
  16. Communicative language teaching.
  17. The Direct Method
  18. Total Physical Response
  19. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  20. Features of business English.
  21. Features of the Grammar Translation Method
  22. Teaching English in mixed-ability classes.
  23. Stages of child’s psychological development and the process of language teaching.
  24. The problem of discipline in the English classroom.
  25. Learning styles
  26. Teaching styles.

Kulturoznawstwo angielskiego i celtyckiego obszaru językowego (seminarium) - dr Anna Antonowicz

  1. Representation and meaning: major concepts and theories
  2. Cultural representation and stereotypes
  3. Codes and myth in cultural representation
  4. Analyzing popular culture and media in Cultural Studies: major concepts, themes and representations
  5. Representation of the Other and race in Cultural Studies: major concepts, theories and examples
  6. Representation of gender identity in Cultural Studies: major concepts and theories
  7. Class identity in Cultural Studies: major concepts and representations
  8. Representation of subcultures and youth cultures in Cultural Studies: major concepts, themes and examples
  9. Global cultures in Cultural Studies: major concepts, theories and representations
  10. Modernity versus tradition in Cultural Studies: major concepts, themes, and representations
  11. The sacred and secular in modernity: majorconcepts, themes and representations
  12. The position of women in the 19th and 20th centuries
  13. The impact of the Industrial Revolution on British culture
  14. The impact of the world War I on British and American culture
  15. The Anglo-American special relationship in politics and culture

Literatura angielska (seminarium) - dr hab. Joanna Teske

  1. Narrative, prose, the novel (definitions and examples)
  2. The narrator (definition and basic types)
  3. The narratee (definition and use in contemporary fiction)
  4. The focalizer (definition), main facets of focalization
  5. The implied author as a matter of controversy
  6. Most common modes of narration
  7. Formal features of realist fiction and its thematic dominant
  8. Formal features of modernist fiction and its thematic dominant
  9. Formal features of postmodernist fiction and its thematic dominant
  10. The novel and consciousness/the human mind (cf. David Lodge’s contention that by means of the novel people explore their consciousness)
  11. Social problems in contemporary British fiction (examples)
  12. Moral issues in contemporary British fiction (examples)
  13. Metafiction (definition, example, artistic effect)
  14. Art and ideas (ways of expressing ideas in art, the novel included; examples)
  15. Currently fashionable approaches in literary studies
  16. Contemporary British fiction (brief presentation of three authors and their novels)
  17. Importance of story-telling in human life

Literatura anglojęzyczna (seminarium) - dr Dominika Bugno-Narecka

  1. Intermediality and Lars Elleström’s model of media analysis
  2. Ekphrasis – from rhetorics to literary device – definitions, examples and functions
  3. Forensic imagination in literature and culture
  4. Historiographic metafiction – problems and examples
  5. Magical realism in literature and culture
  6. Literary Nobel prize winners of the English-speaking world
  7. Postcolonial literature – literary techniques, themes, representatives
  8. The 20th-century Irish literature – themes and representatives
  9. The 20th-century Welsh literature – themes and representatives
  10. Woman-writers in British and American literature of the 20th and 21st century
  11. American Dream in literature and culture
  12. Comic books/graphic novels – literature or visual art?
  13. American Gothic novel – literary techniques, themes and representatives
  14. Pre-Raphaelites – between poetry and art – themes and representatives
  15. Postmodernism – literary techniques, themes, representatives

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr Łukasz Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works.
    2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre.
    4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde.
    7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley.
    8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives.
    9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives.
    10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives.
    11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    15. Political and social issues in modern British drama.

 

Seminaria magisterskie

 

 

Językoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr hab. Maria Bloch-Trojnar

  1. Morphology in different languages (analytic, isolating, synthetic, agglutinative, polysynthetic)
  2. Ambiguities inherent in the term word (lexeme and word-form, citation form, paradigm, grammatical word, phonological word)
  3. Inflection vs. derivation - Criteria for distinction
  4. Inflection vs. derivation - conceptualization in morphological theory (dichotomy, continuum, tripartition)
  5. Morpheme analysis – difficulties (homonymy, synonymy, cumulative expression/extended exponence, null/zero morpheme, empty morphemes)
  6. Concatenative vs. non-concatenative morphology (base modification, transfixation, reduplication, conversion and back-derivation)
  7. Allomorphy (phonologically, morphologically and lexically conditioned allomorphy)
  8. Morphological change : pattern loss, coalescence, analogical change, reanalysis
  9. Strata in the morphology (leve1 (non-neutral) vs. level 2 (neutral) affixes)
  10. Productivity vs. creativity & current tendencies in lexeme formation in English
  11. Productivity restrictions (structural factors, blocking)
  12. Functional classification of derivational operations (transposition, mutation, modification) & common derivational categories
  13. Expressive derivation
  14. Compounds (compounds vs. syntactic phrases, types: endocentric, exocentric, appositional etc.)
  15. Word Manufacturing (clipping, blending, acronymisation, backformation, analogical formation)

Językoznawstwo stosowane (seminarium) - dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Stages of first language acquisition
  2. Stages of second language acquisition.
  3. Language policy
  4. English as a lingua franca
  5. Gender-specific features of language
  6. The major differences between British English and General American
  7. Innovative methods in language teaching.
  8. English borrowings in the Polish language.
  9. Major problems in text translation.
  10. Differences between children and adult language learners.
  11. Tools of data collection in applied linguistics.
  12. Applied linguistics as a linguistic discipline.
  13. Linguistic phenomena accompanying language contact
  14. The concept of idiolect and sociolect.
  15. Current changes in the language of young people.
  16. Communicative language teaching.
  17. The Direct Method
  18. Total Physical Response
  19. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  20. Features of business English.
  21. Features of the Grammar Translation Method
  22. Teaching English in mixed-ability classes.
  23. Stages of child’s psychological development and the process of language teaching.
  24. The problem of discipline in the English classroom.
  25. Learning styles
  26. Teaching styles.
  27. The development of the skill of speaking.
  28. The development of the skill of listening.
  29. Motivation: definition and types.
  30. Classroom management.

Kulturoznawstwo angielskiego i celtyckiego obszaru językowego (seminarium) - dr Mark Ó Fionnáin

  1. Major features and representations of British TV comedy.
    2. Compare and contrast British and American TV humour.
    3. Women’s sexuality in the Victorian period.
    4. Gender theory in the Victorian period.
    5. Major features and representations of British music in the 1970s and ‘80s.
    6. The development of British subcultures in the 1970s and ‘80s.
    7. Modern radio and television in Wales and Scotland.
    8. Representations of Wales and Scotland in contemporary detective series.
    9. The main influences of Celtic culture on contemporary Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
    10. Major features and representations of Celtic music in Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
    11. Representations of druids in modern popular culture.
    12. Computer games and their impact as a social phenomenon.
    13. The phenomenon of the legend of Sawney Bean in modern Scottish culture.
    14. Ghosts and legends in modern Scottish culture.

Literatura amerykańska (seminarium) - dr hab. Grzegorz Maziarczyk

  1. Adaptation and remediation in contemporary British culture
  2. Romantic poetry: major features and representatives
  3. Victorian poetry: major features and representatives
  4. Modernist poetry: major features and representatives
  5. The early British novel: major features and representatives
  6. The Gothic novel: major features and representatives
  7. Victorian fiction: major features and representatives
  8. Modernist fiction: major features and representatives
  9. Postmodern fiction: major features and representatives
  10. Fantasy: major features and representatives
  11. Science fiction: major features and representatives
  12. Cyberpunk: major features and representatives
  13. Post-colonial literature: major features and representatives
  14. Magic realism: major features and representatives
  15. Dystopia/anti-utopia: major features and representatives

Literatura anglojęzyczna (seminarium) - dr Urszula Niewiadomska-Flis

  1. Post-apocalyptic vision in the literature of English-speaking countries.
  2. Post-apocalypse in visual culture of the English-speaking countries.
  3. The figure of a vampire in the literature of English-speaking countries.
  4. Vampires and zombies in popular and visual culture of English-speaking countries.
  5. The phenomenon of fanfiction.
  6. Fantasy fanfiction as a literary genre.
  7. Hard boiled fiction (within the literature of English-speaking countries).
  8. Drugs in the literature of English-speaking countries.
  9. Drugs in the visual culture of English-speaking countries.
  10. Dehumanization in the literature and visual culture of English-speaking countries.
  11. Morality and science in the literature of English-speaking countries.

Literatura i nowe media (seminarium) - dr hab. Barbara Klonowska

  1. What is the cultural turn in literary theory? Discuss its features and consequences.
  2. Discuss the concept of convergence culture.
  3. What are the new media? Discuss their key concepts.
  4. Present and discuss features of interactive fiction.
  5. Present and discuss features of web-based multimedia and interactive drama.
  6. Discuss computer games as narratives.
  7. Present and discuss Lyman Tower Sargent’s concept of three faces of utopianism.
  8. Present and discuss Ruth Levitas’s concept of utopia.
  9. Present and discuss different concepts of utopia and dystopia.
  10. Discuss Thomas More’s Utopia as a prototype of the genre.
  11. Present the evolution of literary utopias, their concepts and representative works.
  12. Discuss George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four as a prototype of the dystopian novel.
  13. Present the evolution of dystopian novels, their themes and forms; discuss representative works.
  14. Discuss the role of the medium in the evolution of dystopia.

Metodyka z uwzględnieniem specjalnych potrzeb edukacyjnych (seminarium) - dr Piotr Steinbrich

  1. Principles of teaching English as a foreign language on the primary and secondary level.
  2. The role of age in second language acquisition (SLA).
  3. The role of memory in SLA.
  4. Cognitive processes in SLA (proceduralisation, automatisation). 
  5. The role of consciousness, attention and intention in learning a FL (incidental, implicit and explicit learning).
  6. Language contact phenomena: bilingualism, language transfer, language change, cross-linguistic influence, language attrition, L1 vs L2 acquisition.
  7. Meaning-focused L2 instruction: CLIL, TBL, CLT etc.
  8. Individual differences in SLA (language aptitude, personality, motivation, working memory).
  9. Inclusive education, special education needs and specific learning difficulties.
  10. The role of the teacher in SLA: teacher motivation, teacher beliefs, teacher development).
  11. The acquisition of L2 grammar and vocabulary across age groups.
  12. The role of context in SLA (formal vs naturalistic, study abroad, work abroad, mixed).

Teoria przekładu (seminarium) - dr Robert Looby, prof. KUL

  1. Discuss the contention that Translation Studies has not advanced beyond the ‘word-for-word’ versus ‘sense-for-sense’ debate.
  2. What is the difference (if any) between a good translator and someone who is good at a second language?
  3. Outline Vinay and Darbelnet’s contribution to translation studies.
  4. Discuss the contention that everything can be translated.
  5. How does ideology effect translations?
  6. Explain the difference between dynamic and formal equivalence.
  7. Explain the difference between foreignisation and domestication.
  8. Discuss the contention that translators do not translate; they re-write.
  9. What is Descriptive Translation Studies and with whom is it associated?
  10. What impact did Martin Luther have on translation practice?
  11. In what sense might a translator be described as ‘invisible’?
  12. What is skopos theory?
  13. Discuss the concept of norms in translation.
  14. Are there any laws of translation?
  15. Outline Tytler’s contribution to translation.

Translatoryka (seminarium) - dr hab. Konrad Klimkowski

  1. The development of AVT. Discuss. Make mention of linguistic, cultural and market-related aspects of screen translation
  2. Why the term AVT is more and more often substituted by the notion of intersemiotic, multimodal or multimedia translation? What are the definitions of each of these concepts?
  3. Discuss the concepts of intralingual, interlingual and intersemiotic translation? Who proposed the distinction? What other contributions of that scholar to the theory of language and/or translation do you know?
  4. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as transfer”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  5. Discuss the main assumption made by Eugene Nida concerning: 1) the idea of translation as transfer, 2) the concept of philological translation, 3) the influence of cultural reality on translation
  6. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as textual, mediated communication”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  7. Enumerate and discuss the text-types proposed by K. Reiss (1974). What do these types correspond to in terms of communication theory?
  8. Define the concept of text as used by the functionalist approach(es) to translation. What other ways of comprehending the notion of text are you familiar with?
  9. Why do some scholars claim that in 1990s there took place a cultural turn in translation studies? Enumerate and discuss the most prominent representative of this trend in translation studies
  10. Discuss the metaphor of “writing/translating as refraction” by A. Lefevere. What is your opinion on the similarities and differences of the working processes of a writer-author and a translator?
  11. Give evidence for the “professional turn” in translation studies in the late 1990. What extra-translational conditions must be taken into account when talking about the phenomenon?
  12. Should the client be seen as part of the translation process (cf. Vermeer’s 1984 notion of commission)? What can this mean, and what consequences this approach brings to translation theory and practice?
  13. Newmark, Vinay and Darbelnet can be regarded as representatives of a similar approach to translation. Discuss their approach(es), looking for similarities and discrepancies
  14. Discuss the potential relations between the literary system of the source text and the literary system of the target text, as revealed by translation-related choices (of translators, editors, policy-makers, product managers, etc.). Make sure to mention the scholar who proposed analyzing the above-mentioned relation as part of literary theory
  15. Discuss the notion of translatorial action by Holz-Mänttäri (1984). To which main trend of translation studies does this notion belong?

 

Seminaria licencjackie niestacjonarne

 

 

Dydaktyka (seminarium) - dr Artur Stępniak

  1. Conventional methods of teaching English (the Grammar-Translation Approach, the Direct Method, the Audio-Lingual Method)
  2. Unconventional methods of teaching English (Total Physical Response, the Silent Way, the Natural Approach, Suggestopedia)
  3. Methods and techniques of teaching English to primary school learners
  4. Learners with special educational needs: teaching and facilitation methods
  5. Teaching in mixed ability and large classes (methods, techniques, challenges)
  6. Learner differences (aptitude and intelligence, learner styles and strategies, individual variations)
  7. Personality factors (self-esteem, inhibition, risk-taking, anxiety, empathy and extroversion)
  8. Teaching communication skills (methods, techniques and activities)
  9. Ways to improve listening skills (methods, techniques and strategies)
  10. Techniques for teaching reading skills. Improving reading efficiency (skimming, scanning and searching, critical reading)
  11. Feedback during oral and written work (accuracy and fluency, responding and correcting)
  12. Common problems and solutions in teaching English as a foreign language
  13. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  14. Content and Language Integrated Learning
  15. The roles of the teacher in the English classroom

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr Łukasz Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works.
    2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre.
    4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde.
    7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley.
    8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives.
    9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives.
    10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives.
    11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre.
    14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
    15. Political and social issues in modern British drama.

 

Seminaria magisterskie niestacjonarne

 

 

Językoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr hab. Anna Malicka-Kleparska

  1. Types of morphemes
  2. Roots vs. formatives
  3. Word formation
  4. Inflection
  5. Types of compounds
  6. Morphological categories
  7. Morphological types
  8. Morphological alternations
  9. Types of derivatinal processes
  10. Structures of derivatives
  11. Loan words
  12. Types of word creation
  13. Metaphor, metonymy
  14. Language types
  15. English inflection in diachronic perspective
  16. Verbal valency

Metodyka (seminarium) - dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Methods of foreign language teaching: the Grammar-translation method.
  2. The Audio-lingual approach to language teaching.
  3. The traits of the Communicative Approach
  4. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  5. Unconventional methods of language teaching
  6. Learning and teaching styles
  7. The problem of motivation in the English classroom
  8. Types of motivation and motivation-raising strategies.
  9. Mixed-ability classes.
  10. The significance of teaching aids.
  11. The use of authentic materials in language teaching.
  12. Multimedia in the language classroom.
  13. The problem of learner autonomy
  14. The question of syllabus design.
  15. Error and mistake: problems and solutions.
  16. Literary forms in second language teaching.
  17. The development of the receptive skills.
  18. Ways of developing the productive skills.
  19. Differences between first and second language acquisition.
  20. Teaching English for specific purposes.
  21. The role of computer in teaching English as a foreign language.
  22. Multimedia in the foreign language instruction.
  23. The role of testing in English teaching. Types of tests.
  24. Features of business English and the structure of a business English course.
  25. Psychological factors in foreign language learning.
  26. The roles of the teacher in the English classroom.
  27. A well-designed English course book.
  28. Learning strategies.
  29. Effective ways of teaching grammar.
  30. Age-dependent features in the context of language learning.

 

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium) - dr hab. Grzegorz Maziarczyk


  1.    Adaptation and remediation in contemporary British culture
    2.    Romantic poetry: major features and representatives
    3.    Victorian poetry: major features and representatives
    4.    Modernist poetry: major features and representatives
    5.    The early British novel: major features and representatives
    6.    The Gothic novel: major features and representatives
    7.    Victorian fiction: major features and representatives
    8.    Modernist fiction: major features and representatives
    9.    Postmodern fiction: major features and representatives
    10.    Fantasy: major features and representatives
    11.    Science fiction: major features and representatives
    12.    Cyberpunk: major features and representatives
    13.    Post-colonial literature: major features and representatives
    14.    Magic realism: major features and representatives
    15.    Dystopia/anti-utopia: major features and representatives

Translatoryka (seminarium) - dr Anna Sadowska

  1. The development of AVT. Discuss. Make mention of linguistic, cultural and market-related aspects of screen translation
  2. Why the term AVT is more and more often substituted by the notion of intersemiotic, multimodal or multimedia translation? What are the definitions of each of these concepts?
  3. Discuss the concepts of intralingual, interlingual and intersemiotic translation? Who proposed the distinction? What other contributions of that scholar to the theory of language and/or translation do you know?
  4. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as transfer”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  5. Discuss the main assumption made by Eugene Nida concerning: 1) the idea of translation as transfer, 2) the concept of philological translation, 3) the influence of cultural reality on translation
  6. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as textual, mediated communication”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  7. Enumerate and discuss the text-types proposed by K. Reiss (1974). What do these types correspond to in terms of communication theory?
  8. Define the concept of text as used by the functionalist approach(es) to translation. What other ways of comprehending the notion of text are you familiar with?
  9. Why do some scholars claim that in 1990s there took place a cultural turn in translation studies? Enumerate and discuss the most prominent representative of this trend in translation studies
  10. Discuss the metaphor of “writing/translating as refraction” by A. Lefevere. What is your opinion on the similarities and differences of the working processes of a writer-author and a translator?
  11. Give evidence for the “professional turn” in translation studies in the late 1990. What extra-translational conditions must be taken into account when talking about the phenomenon?
  12. Should the client be seen as part of the translation process (cf. Vermeer’s 1984 notion of commission)? What can this mean, and what consequences this approach brings to translation theory and practice?
  13. Newmark, Vinay and Darbelnet can be regarded as representatives of a similar approach to translation. Discuss their approach(es), looking for similarities and discrepancies
  14. Discuss the potential relations between the literary system of the source text and the literary system of the target text, as revealed by translation-related choices (of translators, editors, policy-makers, product managers, etc.). Make sure to mention the scholar who proposed analyzing the above-mentioned relation as part of literary theory
  15. Discuss the notion of translatorial action by Holz-Mänttäri (1984). To which main trend of translation studies does this notion belong?

 

 

Tezy na egzamin dyplomowy

dla kierunku Filologia angielska

na stacjonarnych/niestacjonarnych studiach I i II stopnia

w roku akademickim 2015/2016

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Filologia angielska, studia stacjonarne I stopnia:

 

Seminaria licencjackie:

 

Literatura angielska (seminarium licencjackie) dr Magdalena Sawa

  1. Postcolonial literature.
  2. Dystopia – characteristics of the genre.
  3. Ekphrasis in British literature.
  4. Feminist tradition in British literature.
  5. Kunstlerroman in British literature - the evolution of the genre.
  6. Characteristics of chic-literature and post-feminism.
  7. The significane of Jane Austen's fiction.
  8. Symbolism in British literature.
  9. Dystopia in British literature.
  10. Female dystopia.
  11. South African writers.
  12. Woman-writers in British literature.
  13. The image of war in British literature.
  14. The role of music in literature.
  15. Jeanette Winterson's fiction.

 

Literatura amerykańska (seminarium licencjackie) dr Patrycja Antoszek

  1. Puritan literature – major genres, thematic concerns, representatives
  2. Gothic elements in the literature of Edgar Allan Poe
  3. American Transcendentalism
  4. Henry James vs. Mark Twain – two faces of American realism
  5. Modernist poetry
  6. The Great Gatsby and the American Dream
  7. The Harlem Renaissance
  8. John Steinbeck and the literature of the Great Depression
  9. The Beat Generation
  10. Outsiders in American twentieth century literature
  11. Postmodernism – literary techniques, themes, representatives
  12. Problems of representation in historiographic metafiction
  13. Physical and metaphorical spaces in Gothic literature
  14. The trope of the house in American ethnic literature
  15. Hybrid identities/hybrid spaces in contemporary ethnic literature

 

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr Łukasz Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works.
  2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre.
  4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde.
  7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley.
  8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives.
  9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives.
  10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives.
  11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  15. Political and social issues in modern British drama.

 

Językoznawstwo stosowane (seminarium licencjackie) dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Stages of first language acquisition
  2. Stages of second language acquisition.
  3. Language policy
  4. English as a lingua franca
  5. The major processes of word formation.
  6. The subject matter of phonetics and its major branches.
  7. The organs of speech and their role in sound production
  8. The division of sounds according to their place of articulation
  9. The division of sounds according to the manner of articulation
  10. The English vowels.
  11. The English consonants
  12. The definition of a phoneme. Allophones as variants of phonemes
  13. Phonological rules as a derivational mechanism
  14. The concept of phonological representation.
  15. Examples of phonological processes typical of Polish and English
  16. Contrastive English-Polish phonology
  17. The concepts of linguistic competence and performance
  18. Difference between the descriptive and prescriptive approaches to grammar.
  19. Dialect, idiolect, sociolect.
  20. Differences between pidgins and creoles.
  21. Definitions of synonyms, antonyms, homonyms and homophones.
  22. Gender-specific features of language
  23. The major differences between British English and General American
  24. Innovative methods in language teaching.
  25. English borrowings in the Polish language.
  26. Inflectional versus derivational morphemes.
  27. The concept of Universal Grammar.
  28. Major problems in text translation.
  29. Differences between children and adult language learners.
  30. Human language versus animal ‘languages’ – differences and similarities

 

Kulturoznawstwo angielskiego i celtyckiego obszaru językowego (seminarium licencjackie) dr Tomasz Niedokos

  1. The problem of selection In the British Education System.
  2. The ethos of the British Public Schools.
  3. The development of universities in Great Britain.
  4. The hereditary principle in the British political system.
  5. The Independence of India and Pakistan
  6. The legacy of the
  7. The Anglo-Scottish relations in the historical perspective and in the present.
  8. Attitudes to war in the interwar period.
  9. The literary picture of the Industrial Revolution.
  10. The position of women in the 19th and 20th
  11. The impact of The Inklings on popular culture.
  12. Radio and television in Great Britain.
  13. The press market in Great Britain.
  14. Thatcherism – Britain in the 1980s.
  15. The cultural movement of Cool Britannia.

 

Metodyka nauczania języka angielskiego (seminarium licencjackie) dr hab. Bogusław Marek, prof. KUL

  1. Special Educational Needa: classification and pedagogical implications
  2. Children with special needs: cognitive development and acquisition of language
  3. Understanding of spatial relations and visual concepts by persons with a visual impairrment
  4. Audio description – function and basic rules
  5. Resources ans access technology in teaching foreign languages to students with various special needs.
  6. Braille – a comparison of Polish and English systems
  7. Alternative communication – types and addressees
  8. Sign language - characteristics
  9. Cued speech – description
  10. Tactile graphics and tactile audio graphics – characteristics and educational potential
  11. Principles of correct adaptations of educational materials for students with a visual impairment
  12. Methods vs. techniques in foreign language education
  13. Selected theories and methods in foreign language education
  14. Teaching various language skills in inclusive education
  15. Constructing tests for various levels and age groups of students with special educational needs
  16. The phonetic systems of Polish and English
  17. Branches of linguistics - characteristics

Językoznawstwo porównawcze (seminarium licencjackie) dr hab. Anna Malicka-Kleparska

  1. Types of morphemes
  2. Roots vs. formatives
  3. Word formation
  4. Inflection
  5. Types of compounds
  6. Morphological categories
  7. Morphological types
  8. Morphological alternations
  9. Types of derivatinal processes
  10. Structures of derivatives
  11. Loan words
  12. Types of word creation
  13. Metaphor, metonymy
  14. Language types
  15. English inflection in diachronic perspective
  16. Verbal valency

 

 

Filologia angielska, studia stacjonarne II stopnia:

 

Seminaria magisterskie:

 

Wybrane aspekty językowe angielskich translacji średniowiecznych (seminarium) dr hab. Magdalena Charzyńska-Wójcik

  1. Translation practices in Anglo-Saxon England
  2. OE Psalter glosses as translation
  3. Multilingualism in Anglo-Saxon England
  4. Anglo-Saxon diglossia
  5. Bible translation into Old and Middle English
  6. Translation practices in Norman England
  7. Multilingualism in Norman England
  8. Medieval translation techniques
  9. The significance of medieval translators
  10. Reinforcement effects in medieval Biblical translations
  11. Special issues in translating the Bible
  12. Metaphors in translation
  13. New vocabulary in Middle and early Modern translations
  14. Biblical translation in the modern period
  15. Translation and cultural change

 

Metodyka (seminarium) dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Methods of foreign language teaching: the Grammar-translation method.
  2. The Audio-lingual approach to language teaching.
  3. The traits of the Communicative Approach
  4. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  5. Unconventional methods of language teaching
  6. Learning and teaching styles
  7. The problem of motivation in the English classroom
  8. Types of motivation and motivation-raising strategies.
  9. Mixed-ability classes.
  10. The significance of teaching aids.
  11. The use of authentic materials in language teaching.
  12. Multimedia in the language classroom.
  13. The problem of learner autonomy
  14. The question of syllabus design.
  15. Error and mistake: problems and solutions.
  16. Literary forms in second language teaching.
  17. The development of the receptive skills.
  18. Ways of developing the productive skills.
  19. Differences between first and second language acquisition.
  20. Teaching English for specific purposes.
  21. The role of computer in teaching English as a foreign language.
  22. Multimedia in the foreign language instruction.
  23. The role of testing in English teaching. Types of tests.
  24. Features of business English and the structure of a business English course.
  25. Psychological factors in foreign language learning.
  26. The roles of the teacher in the English classroom.
  27. A well-designed English course book.
  28. Learning strategies.
  29. Effective ways of teaching grammar.
  30. Age-dependent features in the context of language learning.

 

Translatoryka (seminarium) dr Konrad Klimkowski

  1. The development of AVT. Discuss. Make mention of linguistic, cultural and market-related aspects of screen translation
  2. Why the term AVT is more and more often substituted by the notion of intersemiotic, multimodal or multimedia translation? What are the definitions of each of these concepts?
  3. Discuss the concepts of intralingual, interlingual and intersemiotic translation? Who proposed the distinction? What other contributions of that scholar to the theory of language and/or translation do you know?
  4. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as transfer”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  5. Discuss the main assumption made by Eugene Nida concerning: 1) the idea of translation as transfer, 2) the concept of philological translation, 3) the influence of cultural reality on translation
  6. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as textual, mediated communication”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  7. Enumerate and discuss the text-types proposed by K. Reiss (1974). What do these types correspond to in terms of communication theory?
  8. Define the concept of text as used by the functionalist approach(es) to translation. What other ways of comprehending the notion of text are you familiar with?
  9. Why do some scholars claim that in 1990s there took place a cultural turn in translation studies? Enumerate and discuss the most prominent representative of this trend in translation studies
  10. Discuss the metaphor of “writing/translating as refraction” by A. Lefevere. What is your opinion on the similarities and differences of the working processes of a writer-author and a translator?
  11. Give evidence for the “professional turn” in translation studies in the late 1990. What extra-translational conditions must be taken into account when talking about the phenomenon?
  12. Should the client be seen as part of the translation process (cf. Vermeer’s 1984 notion of commission)? What can this mean, and what consequences this approach brings to translation theory and practice?
  13. Newmark, Vinay and Darbelnet can be regarded as representatives of a similar approach to translation. Discuss their approach(es), looking for similarities and discrepancies
  14. Discuss the potential relations between the literary system of the source text and the literary system of the target text, as revealed by translation-related choices (of translators, editors, policy-makers, product managers, etc.). Make sure to mention the scholar who proposed analyzing the above-mentioned relation as part of literary theory
  15. Discuss the notion of translatorial action by Holz-Mänttäri (1984). To which main trend of translation studies does this notion belong?

 

Literatura angielska (seminarium) dr hab. Grzegorz Maziarczyk

  1. British poetry of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  2. Contemporary British poetry: major features and representatives
  3. American poetry of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  4. Contemporary American poetry: major features and representatives
  5. British drama of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  6. Contemporary British drama: major features and representatives
  7. American drama of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  8. Contemporary American drama: major features and representatives
  9. British fiction of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  10. American fiction of the 1950s and 1960s: major features and representatives
  11. Postmodern British fiction: major features and representatives
  12. Postmodern American fiction: major features and representatives
  13. Post-colonial literature: major features and representatives
  14. Multimodal fiction: major features and representatives
  15. Electronic literature: major features and representatives

 

Literatura amerykańska (seminarium) dr Urszula Niewiadomska-Flis

  1. The image of a serial killer in American literature and TV series.
  2. Survival literature.
  3. Representation of foodways in fantasy and sci-fi.
  4. The issue of hunger in Jewish American literature.
  5. Human-animal relationships in American literature.
  6. Representation of foodways in magic realism.
  7. Anthropomorphous diet in American literature and cinematography.
  8. Poor white girlhood in the literature of the American South.
  9. Dehumanization in American literature and film.
  10. Slave rebellions in slave narratives.
  11. Representation of foodways in children’s literature adapted to screen.
  12. White-black female relations in literature of the American South.
  13. The concept of space in Walker Percy’s fiction.
  14. The image of an immigrant and his community in Polish American literature.
  15. The issue of eating disorders in ethnic American literature.

 

 

 

Filologia angielska, studia niestacjonarne I stopnia:

 

Seminaria licencjackie:

 

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr Łukasz Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works.
  2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre.
  4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde.
  7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley.
  8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives.
  9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives.
  10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives.
  11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre.
  14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives.
  15. Political and social issues in modern British drama.

 

Językoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Stages of first language acquisition
  2. Stages of second language acquisition.
  3. Language policy
  4. English as a lingua franca
  5. The major processes of word formation.
  6. The subject matter of phonetics and its major branches.
  7. The organs of speech and their role in sound production
  8. The division of sounds according to their place of articulation
  9. The division of sounds according to the manner of articulation
  10. The English vowels.
  11. The English consonants
  12. The definition of a phoneme. Allophones as variants of phonemes
  13. Phonological rules as a derivational mechanism
  14. The concept of phonological representation.
  15. Examples of phonological processes typical of Polish and English
  16. Contrastive English-Polish phonology
  17. The concepts of linguistic competence and performance
  18. Difference between the descriptive and prescriptive approaches to grammar.
  19. Dialect, idiolect, sociolect.
  20. Differences between pidgins and creoles.
  21. Definitions of synonyms, antonyms, homonyms and homophones.
  22. Gender-specific features of language
  23. The major differences between British English and General American
  24. Innovative methods in language teaching.
  25. English borrowings in the Polish language.
  26. Inflectional versus derivational morphemes.
  27. The concept of Universal Grammar.
  28. Major problems in text translation.
  29. Differences between children and adult language learners.
  30. Human language versus animal ‘languages’ – differences and similarities

 

Dydaktyka (seminarium licencjackie) dr Tetiana Derkacz-Padiasek

  1. Conventional methods of teaching English (the Grammar-Translation Approach, the Direct Method, the Audio-Lingual Method)
  2. Unconventional methods of teaching English (Total Physical Response, the Silent Way, the Natural Approach, Suggestopedia)
  3. Innovations in English Language Education
  4. Methods & techniques of teaching English to primary school learners
  5. Learners with special educational needs: teaching and facilitation methods
  6. Teaching in mixed ability and large classes (methods, techniques, challenges)
  7. Learner differences (aptitude and intelligence, learner styles and strategies, individual variations)
  8. Personality factors (self-esteem, inhibition, risk-taking, anxiety, empathy, extroversion)
  9. Learning and communication strategies (metacognitive, cognitive, socio affective strategies; avoidance and compensatory strategies)
  10. Teaching communication skills (methods, techniques, activities)
  11. Developing listening skills (methods, techniques, strategies)
  12. Techniques for teaching reading skills. Improving reading efficiency (skimming, scanning and searching, critical reading)
  13. Feedback during oral and written work (accuracy and fluency, responding, correcting)
  14. Using memory improvement techniques (mnemonics)
  15. Common problems and solutions in teaching English as a foreign language

 

 

 

Filologia angielska, studia niestacjonarne II stopnia:

 

Seminaria magisterskie:

 

Metodyka i językoznawstwo stosowane (seminarium) dr hab. Anna Bloch-Rozmej

  1. Methods of foreign language teaching: the Grammar-translation method.
  2. The Audio-lingual approach to language teaching.
  3. The traits of the Communicative Approach
  4. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  5. Unconventional methods of language teaching
  6. Learning and teaching styles
  7. The problem of motivation in the English classroom
  8. Types of motivation and motivation-raising strategies.
  9. Mixed-ability classes.
  10. The significance of teaching aids.
  11. The use of authentic materials in language teaching.
  12. Multimedia in the language classroom.
  13. The problem of learner autonomy
  14. The question of syllabus design.
  15. Error and mistake: problems and solutions.
  16. Literary forms in second language teaching.
  17. The development of the receptive skills.
  18. Ways of developing the productive skills.
  19. Differences between first and second language acquisition.
  20. Teaching English for specific purposes.
  21. The role of computer in teaching English as a foreign language.
  22. Multimedia in the foreign language instruction.
  23. The role of testing in English teaching. Types of tests.
  24. Features of business English and the structure of a business English course.
  25. Psychological factors in foreign language learning.
  26. The roles of the teacher in the English classroom.
  27. A well-designed English course book.
  28. Learning strategies.
  29. Effective ways of teaching grammar.
  30. Age-dependent features in the context of language learning.

 

Literatura a nowe zjawiska w kulturze współczesnej (seminarium) dr hab. Grzegorz Maziarczyk

  1. Adaptation and remediation in contemporary British culture
  2. Romantic poetry: major features and representatives
  3. Victorian poetry: major features and representatives
  4. Modernist poetry: major features and representatives
  5. The early British novel: major features and representatives
  6. The Gothic novel: major features and representatives
  7. Victorian fiction: major features and representatives
  8. Modernist fiction: major features and representatives
  9. Postmodern fiction: major features and representatives
  10. Fantasy: major features and representatives
  11. Science fiction: major features and representatives
  12. Cyberpunk: major features and representatives
  13. Post-colonial literature: major features and representatives
  14. Magic realism: major features and representatives
  15. Dystopia/anti-utopia: major features and representatives

 

 

Tezy na egzamin dyplomowy

dla kierunku Filologia angielska

na stacjonarnych/niestacjonarnych studiach I i II stopnia

w roku akademickim 2014/2015

 

Literatura amerykańska (seminarium licencjackie) dr P. Antoszek

  1. Puritan literature – major genres, thematic concerns, representatives
  2. Gothic elements in the literature of Edgar Allan Poe
  3. American Transcendentalism
  4. Henry James vs. Mark Twain – two faces of American realism
  5. Modernist poetry
  6. The Great Gatsby and the American Dream
  7. The Harlem Renaissance
  8. John Steinbeck and the literature of the Great Depression
  9. The Beat Generation
  10. Outsiders in American twentieth century literature
  11. Postmodernism – literary techniques, themes, representatives
  12. Problems of representation in historiographic metafiction
  13. Physical and metaphorical spaces in Gothic literature
  14. The trope of the house in American ethnic literature
  15. Hybrid identities/hybrid spaces in contemporary ethnic literature

 

Kulturoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr A. Antonowicz

  1. Raymond Williams’ definition of ‘culture’
  2. Key concepts and principles of analysis in cultural studies
  3. Symbols and tokens of British national identity
  4. The ethos of the British Public Schools
  5. The development of universities in Great Britain
  6. The Anglo-American special relationship in politics and culture
  7. The changing relation between religion and politics in Great Britain in the historical perspective
  8. The Anglo-Scottish relations in the historical perspective and in the present
  9. Attitudes to war in the interwar period
  10. The impact of the Industrial Revolution on British culture
  11. The position of women in the 19th and 20th centuries
  12. The impact of The Inklings on popular culture
  13. Radio and television in Great Britain
  14. The press market in Great Britain
  15. Thatcherism – Britain in the 1980s
  16. The cultural movement of Cool Britannia

 

Metodyka (seminarium licencjackie) dr P. Steinbrich

  1. The role of communication in an EFL classroom: a historical perspective (The Grammar-

Translation Method, the Audio-Lingual Method, the Direct Method, Total Physical Response)

  1. The role of communication in a contemporary EFL classroom (communicative competence, Communicative Language Teaching, Task-Based Learning, declarative vs. procedural knowledge, language skills vs. language areas, language form vs. meaning, learner needs, learner collaboration, English as a Lingua Franca)
  2. Developing productive language skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  3. Developing receptive language skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  4. Integrating language skills across the curriculum
  5. Approaches to teaching EFL grammar (inductive vs. deductive grammar teaching, grammar presentation techniques, grammar practice and testing, corrective feedback, teaching grammar across age groups, focus on form(s))
  6. Approaches to teaching EFL vocabulary (explicit vs. implicit vocabulary teaching, vocabulary presentation, practice and consolidation, aspects of vocabulary knowledge, the role of collocations and fixed expressions, teaching vocabulary across age groups, the Lexical Approach)
  7. The learner as the recipient/participant of EFL instruction: learner styles, learning strategies, learning processes, learner vs. teacher centredness, learner autonomy, learner variables, learner motivation and personality, good language learners
  8. Aspects of learner language (interlanguage): fluency and accuracy in speech and writing, types and sources of learner errors
  9. Patterns of interaction in an EFL classroom
  10. Dimensions of classroom discourse (structure/ functions/ features of teacher talk, the role of L1/L2, pedagogic vs. naturalistic discourse, teacher talk across age groups, student talk vs. teacher talk)
  11. Preparing and managing EFL lessons (lesson structure, presentation-practice-production,

classroom discipline, group size, mixed ability groups, technology-assisted lessons)

  1. The role of input, interaction and output in EFL instruction
  2. Language testing (types of tests, testing language areas and skills, test validity)

 

Literatura angielska (seminarium licencjackie) dr J. Teske

  1. Narrative and prose (definitions and examples)
  2. The novel: definition of the genre and its origin
  3. Formal elements typical of realistic fiction and its thematic dominant
  4. Formal elements typical of modernist fiction and its thematic dominant
  5. Formal elements typical of postmodernist fiction and its thematic dominant
  6. Realism and the novel (cf. Ian Watt’s claim that the novel (as a genre) is “primarily realistic”)
  7. The novel and consciousness (cf. David Lodge’s contention that by means of the novel people explore their consciousness)
  8. The implied author – a matter of controversy?
  9. The focalizer: definition and and the main facets of focalization
  10. Metafiction (definition and example) and Patricia Waugh’s claim that “metafiction is a tendency [...] inherent in all novels”
  11. The narrator (definition and classification)
  12. The narratee (definition and function)
  13. Contemporary British fiction (brief presentation of  three authors and their novels)
  14. Limits to legitimate interpretations of works of art (possible approaches)
  15. The novel and mimetic (representational) art

 

Morfologia (seminarium licencjackie) dr hab. A. Malicka-Kleparska, prof. KUL

  1. Types of morphemes
  2. Roots vs. formatives
  3. Word formation
  4. Inflection
  5. Types of compounds
  6. Morphological categories
  7. Morphological types
  8. Morphological alternations
  9. Types of derivatinal processes
  10. Structures of derivatives
  11. Loan words
  12. Types of word creation
  13. Metaphor, metonymy
  14. Language types
  15. English inflection in diachronic perspective
  16. Verbal valency

 

Literaturoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr Ł. Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works
  2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre
  4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde
  7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley
  8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives
  9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives
  10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives
  11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre
  12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre
  13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre
  14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  15. Political and social issues in modern British drama

 

Dydaktyka (seminarium licencjackie) dr T. Derkacz-Padiasek

  1. Conventional methods of teaching English (the Grammar-Translation Approach, the Direct Method, the Audio-Lingual Method)
  2. Unconventional methods of teaching English (Total Physical Response, the Silent Way, the Natural Approach, Suggestopedia)
  3. Innovations in English Language Education
  4. Methods & techniques of teaching English to primary school learners
  5. Learners with special educational needs: teaching and facilitation methods
  6. Teaching in mixed ability and large classes (methods, techniques, challenges)
  7. Learner differences (aptitude and intelligence, learner styles and strategies, individual variations)
  8. Personality factors (self-esteem, inhibition, risk-taking, anxiety, empathy, extroversion)
  9. Learning and communication strategies (metacognitive, cognitive, socio affective strategies; avoidance and compensatory strategies)
  10. Teaching communication skills (methods, techniques, activities)
  11. Developing listening skills (methods, techniques, strategies)
  12. Techniques for teaching reading skills. Improving reading efficiency (skimming, scanning and searching, critical reading)
  13. Feedback during oral and written work (accuracy and fluency, responding, correcting)
  14. Using memory improvement techniques (mnemonics)
  15. Common problems and solutions in teaching English as a foreign language

 

Językoznawstwo (seminarium licencjackie) dr A. Bartnik

  1. Theoretical and applied contrastive linguistics
  2. Methodology of contrastive analysis
  3. Mechanisms of semantic change
  4. Characteristics of linguistic corpora
  5. Definitions and types of borrowings
  6. Syntactic borrowings in Polish
  7. Morphological borrowings in Polish
  8. A contrastive analysis of selected aspects of Polish and English noun phrase
  9. A contrastive analysis of selected aspects of Polish and English verb phrase
  10. Complementation in English and Polish
  11. Semantic loan and loan translation
  12. A history of borrowings in Polish
  13. Polish borrowings in English
  14. Modality in English and Polish
  15. The notion of transfer in contrastive analysis

 

Neofilologia (seminarium licencjackie): Chełm dr hab. S. Wącior, prof. KUL

  1. The role of communication in an EFL classroom: a historical perspective (The Grammar-Translation Method, the Audio-Lingual Method, the Direct Method, Total Physical Response)
  2. The role of communication in a contemporary EFL classroom (Communicative Language Teaching)
  3. Developing listening skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  4. Developing speaking skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  5. Developing reading skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  6. Developing writing skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  7. Teaching vocabulary in an EFL classroom (word knowledge, vocabulary presentation techniques, vocabulary practice and revision, vocabulary learning strategies)
  8. Approaches to teaching EFL grammar (inductive vs deductive grammar teaching, grammar presentation techniques, grammar practice and testing, corrective feedback)
  9. Teaching English pronunciation (factors affecting pronunciation learning, methods, techniques, challenges)
  10. The role of cultural competence in an EFL classroom (approaches, techniques, materials for teaching cultural competence)
  11. Patterns of interaction in an EFL classroom
  12. Language testing (types of tests, testing language areas and skills, principles of testing).
  13. Language teaching materials (types and their use)
  14. Preparing and managing EFL lessons (lesson structure, presentation-practice-production, classroom discipline, group size, mixed ability groups, technology-assisted lessons)
  15. Teaching English to young learners (principles, methods and techniques)

 

Morfologia (seminarium) dr hab. M. Bloch-Trojnar

  1. Morphology in different languages (analytic, isolating, synthetic, agglutinative, polysynthetic)
  2. Ambiguities inherent in the term word (lexeme and word-form, citation form, paradigm, grammatical word, phonological word)
  3. Inflection vs. derivation – criteria for distinction
  4. Inflection vs. derivation -  conceptualization in morphological theory (dichotomy, continuum, tripartition)
  5. Morpheme analysis – difficulties (homonymy, synonymy, cumulative expression/extended exponence, null/zero morpheme, empty morphemes)
  6. Concatenative vs. non-concatenative morphology (base modification, transfixation, reduplication, conversion and back-derivation)
  7. Allomorphy (phonologically, morphologically and lexically conditioned allomorphy)
  8. Morphological change : pattern loss, coalescence, analogical change, reanalysis
  9. Strata in the morphology (leve1 (non-neutral) vs. level 2 (neutral) affixes)
  10. Productivity vs. creativity & current tendencies in lexeme formation in English
  11. Productivity restrictions (structural factors, blocking)
  12. Functional classification of derivational operations (transposition, mutation, modification) & common derivational categories
  13. Expressive derivation
  14. Compounds (compounds vs. syntactic phrases, types: endocentric, exocentric, appositional etc.)
  15. Word Manufacturing (clipping, blending, acronymisation, backformation, analogical formation)

 

Składnia (seminarium) prof. dr hab.  A. Bondaruk

  1. The application of the operation Merge
  2. The operation Agree and constraints on its application
  3. A-movement: the contexts of its application and the mode of its operation
  4. A’-movement: the contexts of its application and the mode of  its operation
  5. Phases – their definition and role in the derivation
  6. The EPP and the position of the subject in a sentence
  7. The role of phases in constraining Agree and Move
  8. Expletive subjects and the way they are licensed in the Minimalist Program
  9. A-movement in passive sentences in English
  10. Ellipsis: its typology and licensing
  11. Syntactic differences between unaccusative and unergative predicates 
  12. Raising and passive predicates
  13. Control predicates and the licensing of PRO
  14. The copy theory of movement
  15. Licensing negation in English

 

Literatura angielska (seminarium) dr Ł. Borowiec

  1. Beginnings of English drama and theatre: medieval drama and theatre – main features and representative works
  2. Elizabethan drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  3. William Shakespeare – a man of the theatre
  4. Jacobean drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  5. Restoration drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  6. Victorian and Edwardian drama and theatre – G. B. Shaw & O. Wilde
  7. The inter-war drama and theatre – N. Coward, T. S. Eliot, S. O’Casey, J B. Priestley
  8. The Theatre of the Absurd – main features and representatives
  9. Kitchen sink drama – main features and representatives
  10. Women in modern British drama and theatre – main issues and representatives
  11. Samuel Beckett as a playwright and man of the theatre
  12. Harold Pinter as a playwright and man of the theatre
  13. Tom Stoppard as a playwright and man of the theatre
  14. “In-yer-face” drama and theatre – main features and representatives
  15. Political and social issues in modern British drama

 

Literatura amerykańska (seminarium) dr E. Bańka

  1. The American West as symbol and myth
  2. Frederic Jackson Turner’s "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" and the shaping of the mythology of the American West
  3. The role of place/landscape in the literature of the American West
  4. Racial relations depicted in the literature of the American West
  5. The image of the Indian in the early Western literature
  6. Asian American perspectives on the shaping of the American West
  7. The impact of cinematography on the shaping of the Western mythology
  8. Cormac McCarthy’s border fiction
  9. Post-western American  literature and cinema
  10. Mexican-American (re)interpretations of the American West
  11. Native American literary responses to the Western mythology
  12. Female literary voices depicting the American West
  13. Literary cultures in the American Southwest
  14. Western American literature and environmental literary criticism
  15. Violence in the literature of the American West

 

Literatura brytyjska (seminarium) dr A. Bednarski

  1. Discuss the problem of national identity in Scottish literature
  2. Discuss the problem of national identity in Welsh literature
  3. Is Welsh literature in English a postcolonial literature?
  4. Discuss national identity in modern Welsh literature and culture
  5. Discuss contemporary literature in Welsh
  6. Discuss modern literature in Scots Gaelic
  7. How does landscape contribute to the formation of national/local identity in Welsh and Scottish literature?
  8. Discuss the role of Walter Scott's work in the formation of Scottish identity
  9. Discuss RS Thomas's attitude to Welsh identity and culture
  10. Present the development of Arthurian literature
  11. Discuss the role of the bard in Welsh culture
  12. Compare attitudes towards Wales and Scotland in Twin Town and Trainspotting
  13. Discuss the representation of Ireland in the work of William Trevor
  14. Can comic books/graphic novels be classified as literature or do they belong solely to visual art?
  15. Discuss the reworkings of The Mabinogion in modern literature

 

Metodyka (seminarium) dr P. Steinbrich

  1. The role of communication in an EFL classroom: a historical perspective (The Grammar-

Translation Method, the Audio-Lingual Method, the Direct Method, Total Physical Response)

  1. The role of communication in a contemporary EFL classroom (communicative competence, Communicative Language Teaching, Task-Based Learning, declarative vs. procedural knowledge, language skills vs. language areas, language form vs. meaning, learner needs, learner collaboration, English as a Lingua Franca).
  2. Developing productive language skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  3. Developing receptive language skills during EFL lessons (methods, techniques, challenges)
  4. Integrating language skills across the curriculum
  5. Approaches to teaching EFL grammar (inductive vs. deductive grammar teaching, grammar presentation techniques, grammar practice and testing, corrective feedback, teaching grammar across age groups, focus on form(s))
  6. Approaches to teaching EFL vocabulary (explicit vs. implicit vocabulary teaching, vocabulary presentation, practice and consolidation, aspects of vocabulary knowledge, the role of collocations and fixed expressions, teaching vocabulary across age groups, the Lexical Approach)
  7. The learner as the recipient/participant of EFL instruction: learner styles, learning strategies, learning processes, learner vs. teacher centredness, learner autonomy, learner variables, learner motivation and personality, good language learners
  8. Aspects of learner language (interlanguage): fluency and accuracy in speech and writing, types and sources of learner errors
  9. Patterns of interaction in an EFL classroom
  10. Dimensions of classroom discourse (structure/ functions/ features of teacher talk, the role of L1/L2, pedagogic vs. naturalistic discourse, teacher talk across age groups, student talk vs. teacher talk)
  11. Preparing and managing EFL lessons (lesson structure, presentation-practice-production,

classroom discipline, group size, mixed ability groups, technology-assisted lessons)

  1. The role of input, interaction and output in EFL instruction
  2. Language testing (types of tests, testing language areas and skills, test validity)

 

Fonologia (seminarium) dr S. Zdziebko

  1.  The vocalic system of English
  2. The vocalic system of Polish
  3. The consonantal system of English
  4. The consonantal system of Polish
  5. Basic types of the distribution of speech segments
  6. Varieties of English – phonetic and phonological differences
  7. Aspiration in the English language
  8. Rhoticity in the English language
  9. Autosegmental phonology (main assumptions and consequences).
  10. Syllable structure in Polish
  11. Syllable structure in English
  12. Stress assignment in English and Polish
  13. Types of phonological processes
  14. Adaptation of borrowings as the level of phonology
  15. Vocalic changes in the history of English

 

Metodyka (seminarium) dr S. Zdziebko

  1. The main features of the Grammar-translation method
  2. The theory of Multiple Intelligences
  3. Mistakes and errors: differences and discrimination
  4. Discourse analysis and its role in teaching reading and writing.
  5. The Contrastive Analysis Hypothesis
  6. The phenomenon of transfer and its role of in SLA
  7. L1 and L2 acquisition: differences and similarities
  8. Learning styles and their role in SLA
  9. Learning strategies and their role in SLA
  10. The Behaviorist approach to learning
  11. The concept of Universal Grammar
  12. The Constructivist approach to learning
  13. The Critical Period Hypothesis
  14. Action Research in second language pedagogy
  15. Mixed-ability classes: challenges and solutions

 

Językoznawstwo historyczne (seminarium) dr J. Wójcik

  1. The lexicon of Old English 
  2. Old English as a Germanic language
  3. Borrowings in the Middle English period
  4. Multicultural character of Medieval England
  5. The rise of standard English
  6. The structure of Modern English lexicon
  7. Types and examples of semantic change in the history of English
  8. Sound change – the evolution of views and approaches
  9. History of English – periods, events, developments
  10. Old English spelling vs pronunciation
  11. Question formation in the history of English
  12. Negation in the history of English
  13. Modern English as a descendant of Old English
  14. Sources and corpora useful in the study of the history of English
  15. History of English monolingual dictionaries

 

Translatoryka (seminarium) dr K. Klimkowski

  1. The development of AVT. Discuss. Make mention of linguistic, cultural and market-related aspects of screen translation
  2. Why the term AVT is more and more often substituted by the notion of intersemiotic, multimodal or multimedia translation? What are the definitions of each of these concepts?
  3. Discuss the concepts of intralingual, interlingual and intersemiotic translation? Who proposed the distinction? What other contributions of that scholar to the theory of language and/or translation do you know?
  4. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as transfer”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  5. Discuss the main assumption made by Eugene Nida concerning: 1) the idea of translation as transfer, 2) the concept of philological translation, 3) the influence of cultural reality on translation
  6. Discuss the metaphor of “translation as textual, mediated communication”. Make mention of the main representatives of approaches to translation based on this metaphor
  7. Enumerate and discuss the text-types proposed by K. Reiss (1974). What do these types correspond to in terms of communication theory?
  8. Define the concept of text as used by the functionalist approach(es) to translation. What other ways of comprehending the notion of text are you familiar with?
  9. Why do some scholars claim that in 1990s there took place a cultural turn in translation studies? Enumerate and discuss the most prominent representative of this trend in translation studies
  10. Discuss the metaphor of “writing/translating as refraction” by A. Lefevere. What is your opinion on the similarities and differences of the working processes of a writer-author and a translator?
  11. Give evidence for the “professional turn” in translation studies in the late 1990. What extra-translational conditions must be taken into account when talking about the phenomenon?
  12. Should the client be seen as part of the translation process (cf. Vermeer’s 1984 notion of commission)? What can this mean, and what consequences this approach brings to translation theory and practice?
  13. Newmark, Vinay and Darbelnet can be regarded as representatives of a similar approach to translation. Discuss their approach(es), looking for similarities and discrepancies
  14. Discuss the potential relations between the literary system of the source text and the literary system of the target text, as revealed by translation-related choices (of translators, editors, policy-makers, product managers, etc.). Make sure to mention the scholar who proposed analyzing the above-mentioned relation as part of literary theory
  15. Discuss the notion of translatorial action by Holz-Mänttäri (1984). To which main trend of translation studies does this notion belong?

 

 

Autor: Aleksander Bednarski
Ostatnia aktualizacja: 18.12.2017, godz. 10:24 - Aleksander Bednarski