BA LEVEL 

COURSE OUTLINE 

Teaching is provided through lectures, classes, and seminars. As well as the courses listed below, you choose your academic major/specialisation: translation, teaching (ESL), or English philology with a second foreign language. 


I YEAR: 

From the very beginning, you are familiarised with the literature and culture of the English-speaking countries (British literature, American literature, British history and culture). Practical classes developing language ability include  grammar, phonetics, writingtext analysis, and receptive skills. Along with improving your practical skills, during the first year you learn about language (Introduction to linguistics, Descriptive grammar) and literature (Introduction to literary studies). 

Selected courses: 

  • Practical English 
  • Practical grammar 
  • Writing and text analysis 
  • Phonetics 
  • Descriptive grammar 
  • Introduction to linguistics 
  • British literature 
  • British history and culture 
  • American literature 
  • Introduction to literary studies 
  • Second foreign language 

II YEAR: 

You continue the practical study of English, combining the improvement of your speaking and writing with better receptive skills. Additionally, you deepen your knowledge of literature and culture as well as working on grammatical structures and academic writing, and learning about the many varieties of English. In order to develop your individual interests, we offer a number of elective classes to choose from. 

Selected courses: 

  • Practical English 
  • Practical grammar 
  • Writing and text analysis 
  • Prosody and discourse 
  • History and varieties of English 
  • Descriptive grammar 
  • British literature 
  • American literature 
  • American history and culture 

III YEAR: 

The final year ends with an exam testing your level of English proficiency (C1). You also deepen your academic interests and work on your BA thesis. 

Selected courses: 

  • Practical English 
  • Vocabulary 
  • Academic Skills 
  • Contrastive grammar (English-Polish) 
  • BA seminar 

MA LEVEL

COURSE OUTLINE 

Teaching is provided through lectures, classes, pro-seminars, and seminars. On top of the courses listed below you choose an academic major/specialisation: translation; teaching (ESL); culture, media and communication; or faculty specialisation in teaching Polish as a foreign language 


I YEAR: 

The first year combines general courses (such as Practical English and Introduction to literary criticism/linguistics) with a selected module on linguistics or literature (specified by a chosen MA seminar). 

Selected general courses: 

  • Practical English 
  •  Academic writing  
  • Introduction to literary criticism 
  • Introduction to linguistics 

 Selected specialisation courses:  

Linguistics module  Literature module 
Data analysis methods 

Semantics 

Pragmatics 

Sociolinguistics 

Argumentation 

Literary criticism 

Literature, history and myth 

Film, theatre and art 

Literature, society, politics 

Literature and adaptations 


II YEAR: 

The final year combines working on your MA thesis and pursuing your individual academic interests.