SJ1A034 Topics on Spanish Linguistics II

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2025
Extent and Intensity
1/1/4. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Cristina Rodríguez García, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Mgr. Petr Stehlík, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Milada Malá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Liudmyla Shuppe, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Cristina Rodríguez García, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Prerequisites (in Czech)
SJ1A032 Spanish Linguistics II
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 this course is to make students acquainted with the backgrounds of syntax. Students should be able to define basic terms of Spanish syntax and analyze particular texts and exercises, they should be able to apply these terms and deduce from the observed phenomena the proper conclusions. At the end of this course, students will be able to deduce and explain the rules of basic syntactic phenomena and identify the deviations from the standard. They will be able to justify and bring serious arguments to support their thesis. Eventually, they will be able to propose a solution according to the standard.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the students will be able to define the basic concepts of the Spanish syntax and to perform a sentence analysis of authentic texts using the Spanish method of analysis.
  • Basic concepts.
  • Sentence structure.
  • Parts of a sentence and syntactic functions.
  • Types of sentences.
  • Word order and structure.
  • Coordination.
  • Subordination.
  • Gómez Torrego, L. (1990): Teoría y práctica de la sintaxis, Editorial Alhambra, Madrid
  • Gómez Torrego, L. (2004): Análisis sintáctico, SM, Madrid
  • Zavadil, B. a Čermák P. (2008): Sintaxis del español actual, Karolinum, Praha.
  • Benito Mozas, A. (2004): Ejercicios de sintaxis, EDAF, Madrid
  • López Quero, S. (2001): Descripción gramatical del espańol, Port Royal, Granada
  • SPITZOVÁ, Eva. Sintaxis de la lengua española. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1994, 144 s. ISBN 8021008474. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, definitions of basic terms of syntax and their exemplification on Spanish texts. Application of theoretical knowledge on authentic texts. During the analysis of Spanish texts from syntactic point of view students show their ability to interconnect on their own their theoretical knowledge and practical analysis of specific texts.
Assessment methods
Final exam (min. 70%). Active participation. Attendance is not compulsory. Homework.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024.
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