FJ1043 Syntax 1 - Seminar

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
doc. Mgr. Václava Bakešová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
FJ1034 Morphology 1 - Seminar && FJ1035 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 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.
  • CADIO - CUEILLERON, J., FRAYSSINHES, J.-P., KLOTZ, L. a kol. Grammaire. Cours de Civilisation française de la Sorbonne. 350 exercices niveau supérieur I. Paris : Hachette, 1992. 176 s. ISBN 2-01-016289-7.
  • DELATOUR, Y., JENNEPIN, D., LÉON DUFOUR, M., a kol. Grammaire. Cours de Civilisation française de la Sorbonne. 350 exercices niveau moyen. Paris : Hachette, 1987. 192 s. ISBN 2-01-016560.8.
  • 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 2-08011-0588-0.
  • POISSON-QUINTON,S., MIMRAN,R., MAHÉO-Le COADIC, M. Grammaire expliquée du français. 1. vyd. Paris : CLÉ International, 2002. 430 s. ISBN 2-09-033703-6.
  • MERCIER-LECA, Florence. 35 questions de grammaire française. Malakoff: Armand Colin, 2019. 331 stran. ISBN 9782200624712. info
Teaching methods
Seminar, discussion, presentation.
Assessment methods
Ending: credit. Requirements for ending: attendance (min. 70%), homework exercises, two written tests (a successful outcome are considered tests with a minimum diameter of   70% correct answers).
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: Pro zdárné ukončení studia se doporučuje k tomuto předmětu zapsat také FJ1042 Syntax 1.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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