FJ2A031 French linguistics I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. Christophe Gérard L. Cusimano (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Alena Němcová Polická, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Christophe Gérard L. Cusimano
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Knowledge of French at level C1 (CEFRL).
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 13 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The purpose of the course is to give an overview of linguistic methods and tools in analyzing texts.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, a student should be able to :
- identify and summarize the topics studied ;
- write an essay deepening one of the studied topics in the semester.
  • I. Properties of texts : genre, etc
  • II. Methods in analyzing texts in linguistics
  • III. Other methods
  • CUSIMANO, Christophe. Du rose aux reflets bleus. Bashung entre les lignes (Pink with blue reflections: Bashung between the lines). 2., rozšířené vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2017, 92 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8487-2. info
  • CUSIMANO, Christophe Gérard L. Le Sens en mouvement - Études de sémantique interprétative (Dynamic meaning - Studies in Interpretative semantics). 1st edition. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015, 137 pp. Etudes de linguistique, littérature et art. Vol. 11. ISBN 978-3-631-66014-0. info
  • CUSIMANO, Christophe Gérard L. La sémantique contemporaine : du seme au theme (Contemporary semantics : from semes to themes). 1st edition. Paris: Presses Universitaires de La Sorbonne, 2012, 204 pp. Travaux de stylistique et de linguistique francaises. Études linguistiques. ISBN 978-2-84050-856-4. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, group projects.
Assessment methods
Essay to be written at the end of semester.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Kombinovaná forma studia: 14 hodin za semestr.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2024, recent)
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