CJ3BP_JKS2 The Chapters of the Contemporary Czech Syntax 2

Faculty of Education
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PaedDr. Květoslava Klímová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Ivana Kolářová, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Jana Marie Tušková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Adam Veřmiřovský, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Hana Žižková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Ivana Kolářová, CSc.
Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Petra Rozbořilová
Supplier department: Department of Czech Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Thu 10:00–10:50 učebna 42 and each odd Thursday 13:00–16:50 učebna 10 and each even Thursday 13:00–16:50 učebna 10
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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Chapters in the Syntax of Czech language 2 follows Chapters in the Syntax of Czech language 2. There are explained the approaches to the analysis of the compound sentence in the Czech syntax (F. Trávníček, F. Kopečný, K. Svoboda, M. Grepl, P. Karlík, J. Hrbáček and other).
The targets:
1. Explain the fundamental attitude to the compound and complex sentence in the contemporary Czech linguistics. (F. Trávníček, F. Kopečný, K. Svoboda, M. Grepl, P. Karlík, J. Hrbáček and others).
2. Establishment of the presupposition of the practical application of the theoretical knowledge when creating algorithms for identification of the types of clauses and of the relationships between coordinated clauses.
3. Establishment of the ability to apply theoretical knowledge when identifying and classifying various types of the compound and complex sentences.
Learning outcomes
It is presupposed student after finishing the course:
(a) students know the terminology of syntax concerning complex and compound sentence;
(b) students can use knowledge of terminology in analysis of compound and complex sentence practically;
(c) students are able to differentiate various types of clauses and to identify relationship between coordinated clauses;
(d) students are able to describe various types of clauses and to give reasons for their opinions;
(e) students know some syntactic theories concerning compound and complex sentence and text.
  • 1. Criteria for the differentiation between sentence and compound sentence, sentence and complex sentence.
  • 2. Sentences connected in the compound sentence. Connectives (word category, syntactical function, meaning). Complex sentence.
  • 3. Types of the compound sentence. Juxtaposition. Co-ordination. Complex sentence. Subordination.
  • 4. Sentence and clause in complex sentence. 5. Co-ordination. Types of the semantic function of the co-ordination, the connective of the co-ordination.
  • 6. Subordination.
  • 7. Relation between proposition of the clause and sentence in complex sentence. Clause in the valence position of the predicative verb in the sentence.
  • 8. Classification of the clauses in the complex sentence, criteria of this classification.
  • 9. Compound sentence and complex sentence in the Czech grammars and syntactical studies.
  • 10. Sentence in the text. Sentence as communicative units. Segmentation of the text. Units of the texts, relations among them.
  • 11. Functional perspective of the sentence and the structure of the text. Thematic-rheumatic relations in the text.
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  • Čeština - řeč a jazyk. Edited by Marie Čechová. 2. přeprac. vyd. Praha: ISV nakladatelství, 2000. 407 s. ISBN 80-85866-57-9. info
  • GREPL, Miroslav and Petr KARLÍK. Skladba češtiny (Czech Syntax). 1. vyd. Olomouc: Votobia, 1998. 503 pp. ISBN 80-7198-281-4. info
  • Příruční mluvnice češtiny. Edited by Miroslav Grepl - Petr Karlík - Marek Nekula - Zdenka Rusínová. Vyd. 2., opr. Praha: Lidové noviny, 1996. 799 s. ISBN 8071061344. info
  • Mluvnice češtiny. 3, Skladba. 1. vyd. Praha: Academia, 1987. 746 s. info
Teaching methods
- Theorethical lecture with graphical presentation.
- Examples of language phenomena ilustrating theorethical theme.
- Discussion, lessons hours.
Assessment methods
Credit requirements: knowlege of the themen of syllabus; it will be proved by written work (essay)- reflexion of one subject of the lecture (4 pages of text).
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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