FJ1062 Introduction to French Language Study

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
PhDr. Zdeňka Schejbalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Zdeňka Schejbalová, 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
each even Wednesday 8:00–9:50 učebna 51
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 goal of the subject is to get acquainted future teachers with the basic concepts of general linguistics with a bias on Romance linguistics. After the introduction into the bases of modern linguistics, the course deals with speech, language, text, language structuring, language plans, utterance, types of language classification, differentiation and integration in language development and with the origin and differentiation of Romance languages.
Learning outcomes
After the course Introduction to Language Study, student will be able to: - focus on basic general linguistic concepts; - understand linguistic contexts, language as a system; - characterize the French language in both diachronic and synchronous terms; - transfer theoretical linguistically oriented knowledge into future pedagogical practice.
  • 1. Linguistics. Language system. 2. Model of communication. 3. Function of language. Speech acts. 4. Language classification. French dialects. 5. Differentiation of Romance languages. 6. Phonetics, phonology. Morphology. Syntax. 7. Lexicology, lexicography. 8. Textual linguistics. 9. Development of linguistics.
    required literature
  • OSTRÁ, Růžena and Eva SPITZOVÁ. Úvod do studia románských jazyků [Ostrá, 1992]. 3. přeprac. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1992. 175 s. ISBN 80-210-0309-1. info
  • SCHEJBALOVA, Zdeňka. Francouzská a česká lingvistická terminologie. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2001. 53 pp. ISBN 80-210-2734-7. info
    recommended literature
  • Ducrot, O., & Todorov, T. (1972). Dictionnaire encyclopédique des sciences du langage. Paris : Seuil.
  • Holtus, G., Metzeltin, M., & Schmitt, Ch. (1990). Lexikon der Romanischen Linguistik. Tübingen : Niemeyer.
  • ČERMÁK, František. Jazyk a jazykověda : přehled a slovníky. Vyd. 3., dopl. V Praze: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, nakladatelství Karolinum, 2001. 341 s. ISBN 8024601540. info
  • WALTEROVÁ, Henriette. Francouzština známá i neznámá. 1. vyd. Praha: Jan Kanzelsberger, 1993. 323 s. ISBN 8085387158. info
    not specified
  • DE SAUSSURE, Ferdinand. Cours de la linguistique générale. Paris: Payothèque, 1972. ISBN 2-228-88942-3. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Workshop Ending: credit Requirements for ending: Test (as a successful test is considered one with at least 70 % right answers).
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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