Семінар 2

SEMINAR 2

THE WORD AS THE CENTRAL UNIT OF LANGUAGE. GRAMMATICAL MEANING OF THE WORD. GRAMMATICAL CATEGORIES. THE PARTS OF SPEECH PROBLEM

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

1.​ The word as the central unit of language.

2.​ Lexical and grammatical aspects of the word. Grammatical meaning of the word.

3.​ Grammatical categories. Referential and significational grammatical categories. Means of realization of grammatical categories. Ways of reflecting grammatical categories in English and Ukrainian.

4.​ The notion of opposition. Types of oppositions.

5.​ Different approaches to the parts of speech classification. The parts of speech division in the English and Ukrainian languages.

6.​ Complex approach to the parts of speech classification: meaning, form and function. Notional and functional parts of speech.

7.​ Function words. Communicative features of function words. Ukrainian equivalents of English function words.

8.​ Practical 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 / M.Y.Blokh. – М.: Высшая школа, 1983. – P. 26-49.
  4. Ilysh B.A. The Structure of Modern English / B.A.Ilysh. – Л.: Просвещение,1971. – P.12-15.
  5. Morokhovskaya E.J. Fundamentals of Theoretical Grammar of English / E.J. Morokhovskaya. – К.: Вища школа, 1984. – P. 46-56; 106-158.
  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. – С.11-20.
  7. Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011. – P.30-61.