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Zárószigorlati tételsor





Literature, culture and history

1/ William Shakespeare’s dramatic and poetic art.

2/ Major trends, themes, genres and poets in the history of British poetry to 1900.

3/ Major trends, themes, genres and authors of the British novel to 1900.

4/ Major trends, themes, genres and authors of British drama to 1900.

5/ Major trends in 20th-century British literature.

6/ Milestones in British history I. From prehistory to 1603.

7/ Milestones in British history II. From 1603 to the present day.

8/ The political system of the United Kingdom (the monarchy, symbols, political parties, elections, legal system).

9/ An overview of English-Hungarian cultural contacts.

10/ The First American Renaissance.

11/ The formation and the collapse of the American Dream reflected in American literature.

12/ Black voices from Slavery to the first black Nobel Prize Winner in Literature.

13/ Images of America: The popular iconography of a culture.

14/ Milestones in American history I: From the colonial era to the outbreak of the Civil War.

15/ Milestones in American history II. From the Civil War to the present day.

16/ The political system of the United States (legislation, jurisdiction and the executive power, elections, the presidential system, the constitution).

17/ Dimensions of Australian culture: history, immigration, multiculturalism, nationalism, symbols and celebrations.


English inguistics

1/ Elements of grammar, parts of speech. Formal and functional classification of verbs.

2/ Logical categories of the verb: Tense, aspect, mood and voice.

3/ Logical categories of the noun: Number, gender and case.

4/ Various concepts expressed by the anomalous finites.

5/ Syntactic functions and semantic sub-classification of adjectives and adverbs.

6/ Characteristics of the closed-class items. Determiners, pronouns and prepositions.

7/ The simple sentence: Syntactic and semantic roles of clause elements.

8/ Sentence types and discourse functions. Questions and negation.

9/ Grammatical devices of structure expansion and structure reduction: coordination, subordination, pro-forms and ellipsis.

10/ The production of speech sounds. English vowel and consonant phonemes. Suprasegmental phonology (stress, intonation). Aspects of connected speech.

11/ The definition of pragmatics. Implicature. Presupposition. Deixis. Speech act theory. Conversation analysis.

12/ The main questions of sociolingustics. The relationship between language, society and culture.

13/ Definitions of style. The concept of register and dialect. Functional styles: the language and style of newspaper. Text types and style types: genres. Figurative speech and imagery.

14/ Major contrasts between standard British, American and Australian English.

15/ The English language in a historical perspective: the evolution of English until 1066.

16/ The evolution of English from 1066 to the present day.


English language teaching methodology

1/ Methods of language teaching in a historical perspective.

2/ Theories of language acquisition in a psycholinguistic perspective: Innateness, environmental theories and cognitive accounts of L2 learning.

3/ The linguistic input for first and second language acquisition.

4/ Teaching grammar.

5/ Teaching vocabulary.

6/ Teaching pronunciation.

7/ Teaching speaking. Communicative activities.  

8/ Controlled oral practice (drills).

9/ Teaching skills – reading.

10/ Teaching skills – writing. Written communicative activities.

11/ Teaching skills – listening.

12/  Communicative language teaching: theory and practice.

13/ Lesson planning.

14/ Planning – syllabi and coursebooks. Coursebook evaluation.

15/ Error correction.

16/ The main theoretical and practical assumptions of testing and evaluation.

17/ Classroom management.

18/ Classroom English.

19/ Using IT devices in the classroom.

20/ Individual differences in the classroom and their management.

21/ The main theoretical and practical aspects of using children’s literature in the classroom.