FJ1067 French Syntax 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
FJ1065 French Syntax 1 && FJ1060 French Morphology 1 && FJ1035 French 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 Syntax 2 follows Syntax 1 with circuits related to the composition of sentences. The lecture serves as a theoretical explanation of questions further dealt with in a seminar and for further deepening the understanding of the structure of the French language based on reading texts, analysis of selected sentences and exercises from university sources in French. The aim of the seminar is to enable students to gain a contrastive view of the French sentence and to understand the composition of the French sentence, its specifics, coordination and subordination relationships, and the word ordre of individual types of sentences.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student is able to: understand the structure of sentences, analyze sentences in a simple sentence and sentence and typology of speech, recognize the types of sentences in the sentence and orientate in their mutual relationships and types, explain the occurring grammatical phenomena and syntactic interconnection, apply lessons learned in practice - reading more complex texts.
  • Subordinate clauses: 1. Relative clauses. 2. Subject clauses. 3. Direct and indirect speech. 4. Final clause. Consecutive clauses. 5. Causal clauses. 6. Conditional clauses. 7. Concessive clauses. 8. Time clauses. 9. Comparative clauses. 10. Punctuation, differences between Czech and French.
    required literature
  • CADIO - CUEILLERON, J., FRAYSSINHES, J.-P., KLOTZ,L. a kol. Grammaire. Cours de Civilisation française de la Sorbonne. 350 exercices niveau supérieur I. 1. vyd. Paris : Hachette, 1992. 176 s. ISBN 2-01-016289-7.
  • 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
  • POISSON-QUINTON,S., MIMRAN,R., MAHÉO-LE COADIC, M. Grammaire expliquée du français. 1. vyd. Paris : CLE International, 2002. 430 s. ISBN 2-09-033703-6.
  • GREVISSE, M. Le bon usage. 12. vyd. Paris : Duculot, 1993. 1768 s. ISBN 2-08011-0588 0.
  • BARTHE, Marie and Bernadette CHOVELON. Le français par les textes B1-B2 : quarante-cinq textes de français courant. Grenoble: Presses universitaires de Grenoble, 2003. 207 stran. ISBN 9782706125881. info
Teaching methods
Lecture, seminary.
Assessment methods
Ending: examination. Requirements for ending: a successful test on the subject matter (min. success rate is 70 %), oral exam according to specified areas, analysis of unknown sentences.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021.
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