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Czech of Chinese Native Speakers in CzeSL-SGT Corpus
Piálková, Nikola ; Šebesta, Karel (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
The present thesis deals with a part of the Czech National Corpus: to be specific, it deals with a collection of data from CzeSL-SGT, a student corpus, that have been obtained from students of the Czech language whose L1 is Chinese. This section is introduced in the first chapter of the thesis with regard to the context of the acquisition corpus CzeSL. The second - main - chapter examines the corpus through metadata that can be found in every student text. The final section describes a selection of typical errors made by native speakers of an analytic language during a synthetic language acquisition. Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)
Czech historical facts in teaching Czech for foreigners
Vlasáková, Magdalena ; Bozděchová, Ivana (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
anglicky: This master's thesis deals with czech historical facts within teaching czech in Czech School TGM in Chicago. It also includes a perception of czech facts inside the group of Czech compatriots. This community is not numerous as was the case in the half of the 19th century nevertheless its cultural life is still very interesting and is worth the attention. This Czech community is varied because of generation before 2nd World War as migrants from 90's of the 20th centrury. They all have a need to preserve and pass cultural identity to their descendants. The theoretical part of the thesis primarily explains key word facts and its position inside culture and teaching. It also mentions the word heritage language and its transfer. This part deals with basic informations about czech community in Chicago and about a large number of this group activities. The empirical part of the thesis describes and analyzes an author's experiences from teaching in summer czech school in 2017. This part is based on analysis of preparations a study plan, an analysis of diary record from Czech lessons and also an analysis of a questionnaire filled in by participants of summer Czech school and members of Czech community. Research outcomes can help to better cognition facts in teaching and their meaning for children...
Options for professional education for Czech as a foreign/second language teachers
Machačová, Veronika ; Šormová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Lehečková, Eva (referee)
v AJ The thesis is dedicated to the situation of professional training for teachers of Czech as a second language. The topic was chosen due to its topical nature as teaching Czech as a second language is a topic growing in importance. Another reason for the choice of this topic is the thoroughly discussed issue of tertiary education at universities in the Czech Republic. The theoretical part of the thesis provides a description of current situation and current options for gaining professional expertise in the field of Czech as a second language. Various university programmes will be compared with respect to the sequence of individual subjects and the perceived purpose of individual subjects for teaching practice. The general availability of the programmes will be compared as well as the opportunities provided to students with respect to further improving their didactic skills The outside university options to gain and develop expertise in teaching Czech to foreigners (including the specialized courses and methodology trainings. The theoretical part aims to provide an overall review of all options for gaining the expertise and practical skills necessary to teach Czech to foreigners effectively. The findings of the theoretical part will help current and future teachers The empirical part will be...
Key competences according to teachers of the Czech language
Kumžáková, Karolína ; Šebesta, Karel (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
The diploma thesis seeks answers to the questions how Czech teachers in Prague understand the key competencies defined in the basic program documents (especially in general educational programs), what idea they have of their development in Czech language and literature educational field, how they relate to the application in the planning, preparation and realization of education (including preparation and implementation of the teaching of individual sub-contents). The selected methods are: detailed study of program documents and relevant didactic studies; structured interviews with teachers of Czech language of selected Grammar schools in Prague; the study of schools educational programs with which the interviewed teachers work in lessons. The text is divided into a theoretical and practical part. In the first part there are presented elementary theoretical terms based on the professional literature. In the second part there is listed the methodology of the research and its results. The outcome is the fact that the competence approach of teaching was only partly implemented among the teachers of Czech language and literature. Teachers consider the development of key competencies only as one of the components of a complex process of teaching and learning. The main weaknesses of the current situation are...
Methods supporting self-awareness and cultural awareness of students in lectures of Czech as a foreign language
Jonášová, Alena ; Saicová Římalová, Lucie (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
This thesis deals with the integration of the cross-curricular topic of personality and social education into the teaching Czech as a foreign language for pupils of the elderly school age, especially at the second level of elementary schools and in grammar schools. The first part introduces personality and social education, its aims and its importance in learning. Furthermore, the theoretical part deals with the teaching and integration of pupils of elderly school age with a different mother tongue in the Czech educational environment. The second part of the thesis contains a description of model teaching lessons combining the teaching of the Czech language with personal and social objectives and their evaluation. Another content of this diploma thesis is a set of other activities that teachers can use to integrate personal and social education into the teaching of Czech as a foreign language and possible suggestions as to work with personal and social education in teaching Czech as a foreign language. The aim of the diploma thesis is to make a proposal to involve the methods of personality and social education in the teaching of Czech as a foreign language in order to develop together with the language competence also the self-awareness and cultural awareness of the pupils and to offer activities...
Activities Developing the Fluency of the Oral Production and the Point of View of Students and Teachers
Horáková, Kateřina ; Šormová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Prokšová, Hana (referee)
(in English): The productions of language of the students learning Czech or other foreign languages may be evaluated in light of three criteria - the accuracy, the fluency and the complexity. The improvement of the quality of each of these can be influenced by a variety of factors, inter alia, personality of the student, the topic, the possibility to prepare before the production and so on, but also by student's language competence or the didactical methods used to reach this level of competence. In this master thesis, the main focus will be placed on the fluency, more precisely on the methods, which are contributing to its development; Rather than focusing on their effectiveness, the scrutiny will analyze the attitude of students as well as the teachers towards each of those methods. Also, we compare, how the preferred aspect (accuracy or fluency) influence the evaluation of the methods and, in the end, if and how the evaluation of the activities is being influenced by the students' level of language. Within questioning we obtained data from teachers and students of Czech as a foreign language. With them, we verified the role of the factors above for the respondends evaluations. Apart from that, we compared, in which measure the evaluations of students and teachers differ and we occupied with a...
Communication in Kindergarten: Selected Communicative Situations
Josífková, Lenka ; Saicová Římalová, Lucie (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with communication in kindergarten in selected communicative situations. The first part defines basic theoretical terms and, based on previous research, summarizes findings about pre-school education and mental and language development in pre- school children. The thesis also explains factors that influence language acquisition, child directed speech and pedagogical communication. The second part's main focus lies in describing communicative situations and in qualitative analysis of the acquired data - video recordings of selected communicative situation. The pocess of recording took place after previous agreement with two kindergartens. The recordings were transcribed according to the modified manual for the DIALOG database. The analysis is focused on the nature of the pedagogical communication in kindergarten. Our findings were compared to previous research results. Keywords communication, pedagogical communication, language acquisition, child directed speech, kindergarten
Reading Literacy as a Goal for Every Graduate Student. Analysis of Reading Literacy Tasks in Graduation Test and Secondary School Textbooks.
Honců, Hana ; Šormová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Adam, Robert (referee)
This diploma thesis focuses on the reading literacy and its problematics in the textbooks and workbooks for highschool students. The aim of the thesis is to find out whether the textbooks and workbooks contain exercises concerning this area and also if they contain exercises similar to these at the Graduation Exam. At first, the concepts literacy, functional literacy and reading literacy are defined. The components of the reading literacy are characterized as well as the influencing factors, especially the school environment. The influence of the schoolbooks is defined as well. Secondarily, the thesis includes two analysis. The first relates to the representation of the reading literacy in the test at the Graduation Exam 2016. The second focuses on the number of this type of exercises in the selected school books and workbooks for highschool students. Key words : reading literacy, graduation test, school books, high school
Comprehension of Polysemous Expressions in a Pre-School Child
Bendíková, Barbora ; Saicová Římalová, Lucie (advisor) ; Šormová, Kateřina (referee)
The bachelor's paper focuses on the comprehension of polysemous expressions and ambiguous syntactic constructions in pre-school children. The goal of the paper is to find out, whether and how children understand polysemy, focusing closer on chosen metaphorical and metonymical transfers, and ambiguity in selected constructions. An original battery of questions has been created for this purpose, the data were being collected by a series of recorded semi-structured interviews with three children. Afterwards, the interviews were transcribed using a combination of the transcription systems GAT 2 and CHAT and analyzed. The collected data also contained interviews with every child's parent to provide closer information about the child and its linguistic, mental and social development. The results of the paper have shown that children understand many of the metaphorical (e. g. personification) and metonymical (e. g. synecdoche) transfers. It seems however, that they perceive them mostly unconsciously (as something given). On the other hand, the collected data have suggested a certain ability of the children to produce the transfers freely, depending on the given context.
Sociocultural competences and language teaching of Erasmus students
Kamenová, Alena ; Šormová, Kateřina (advisor) ; Hrdlička, Milan (referee)
The diploma thesis examines the influence of language teaching on the acquisition of socio- cultural competence through the medium of a questionnaire survey. Based on the interpretation of the data obtained, it provides information about respondents and their relationship to and opinions about the Czech Republic and its inhabitants. The statistical evaluation of this data provides an overview of the level of success in developing socio-cultural competence in selected socio-cultural areas. These are defined with reference to criteria specified at level A1 for Czech as a foreign language in relation to language teaching. The research element is based on theoretical hypotheses that we have presented in the theoretical section of the thesis. The aim of the thesis is to objectively map the development of selected socio-cultural competences by students in the context of language teaching.

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