FJ2027 Syntax 1

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Václava Bakešová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Václava Bakešová, Ph.D.
Department of French Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Barbora Hůrková
Supplier department: Department of French Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Thu 15:00–15:50 učebna 10
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
FJ2027/01: Mon 14:00–14:50 učebna 56, V. Bakešová
Prerequisites (in Czech)
FJ2010 Morphology 1 && FJ2011 Morphology 2
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The lecture builds on the morphological knowledge of the language with topics related to the composition of the language. The lecture provides a theoretical interpretation of questions further trained and deepened in the seminar to understand the structure of the French language. The aim of the course is to enable the students to understand the composition of the French sentence, its specifics, the function of the word types in the sentence members and the conformity of the subject with the hypothesis; to further analyze sentences in coordinate and subordinate relationships and to explain the word order in individual types of sentences.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to: dominate terminology necessary for syntax analysis of sentences; understand the structure of clauses and sentences based on the relation of syntax and morphology; demonstrate procedures used in syntax analysis; define types of sentences; reproduce sentence membres and word order; analyse typology of discourse.
  • 1.Types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, imperative, optative and exclamatory). Positive and negative sentences. 2. Simple sentence monomial, binomial, expression of monomial sentence (by verb, by another word class). 3. Adjunct sentence with a general, indefinite subject, impersonal phrases. 4. Sentence with verbal, noun-verbal and non-verbal predicate. 5. Unity of predicate and subject: ce, la plupart, une foule, peu; (expressions of number. 6. Parts of speech (parties du dixcours) - terminology and examples. 7. Sentence members (membres de la proposition) - terminology and exmples. 8. Co-ordinate sentence, co-ordinating relations. 9. Subordinate sentence: minor clauses according to the function. Using of senses and moods in clauses. 10. Participle and its function in French syntaxe. 11. Word ordre in French sentence. 12. Punctuation, differences between Czech and French.
    required literature
  • HENDRICH, J., RADINA, O., TLÁSKAL, J. Francouzská mluvnice. 3. vyd.Plzeň : Fraus, 2001. 700 s. ISBN 80-7238-064-8.
  • RIEGEL, Martin, Jean-Christophe PELLAT and René RIOUL. Grammaire méthodique du français. 6e édition. Paris: PUF, 2016. xliii, 110. ISBN 9782130732853. info
  • SEKVENT, Karel. Slovní druhy a jejich větně-členské funkce ve francouzštině (Word classes and their functioning as clause members in French language). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 54 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5881-1. info
    recommended literature
  • GREVISSE, M. Le bon usage. 12. vyd. Paris : Duculot, 1993. 1768 s. ISBN 2-8011-0588-0.
  • MERCIER-LECA, Florence. 35 questions de grammaire française. Malakoff: Armand Colin, 2019. 331 stran. ISBN 9782200624712. info
  • GRÉGOIRE, Maïa and Alina KOSTUCKI. Grammaire progressive du Français. [Paris?]: CLE International, 2012. 287 stran. ISBN 9782090353594. info
  • CAQUINEAU-GÜNDÜZ, Marie-Pierre. Les 500 exercices de grammaire : niveau B2 : [avec corrigés]. Paris: Hachette, 2007. 256 s. ISBN 9782011554383. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, seminary.
Assessment methods
Ending: credit. Lecture with active participation (70%), successful tests in seminar (70%).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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