KJIA003 Practical Catalan III

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Elena Casas Cortada (lecturer)
Mgr. Pavlína Javorová Švandová (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiří Pešek (lecturer)
Mgr. Lucie Rossowová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Petr Kyloušek, CSc.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 10:00–11:40 L33
Prerequisites
KJIA002 Practical Catalan II
Practical Catalan 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 the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This subject will deal with Catalan grammar corresponding to level B1 of CEFR. This means that students will learn about nominal morphology (gender, number, suffixation, pronouns, adjectives), determiners (articles, demonstratives), quantifiers, verbal morphology, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, passive voice and relative clauses.
Learning outcomes
This subject focuses on communicative competences corresponding to B1 level of the Common European Framework of reference. This means acquiring an appropriate language for the common communicative situationsrelated to work, school, entertainment or travelling to a Catalan speaking country. It will also focus on grammar, in particular: nominal morphology, determiners, quantifiers, verbal inflection, adverbs (time, place, direction, manner, quantity), prepositions, conjunctions, passive voice and embedded clauses.
Syllabus
  • 1. General revision: verb tenses, indirect speech, verbal periphrases, pronouns, articles. 2. Nominal morphology 2.1 Nouns: gender and number 2.2 Derivative suffixes 2.3 Adjectives: gender and number 2.4 Comparative and superlative adjectives 3. Determiner 3.1 Definite article: revision 3.2 Possessives 3.3 Demonstratives 4. Quantifiers 4.1 Quantitatives 4.2 Indefinites 4.3 Numerals 4.4 Partitives 5. Verbs (I): indicative and conditional 5.1 General revision 5.2 Future perfect 5.3 Conditional perfect 6. Verbs (II): subjunctive 6.1 Present and past continuous 6.2 Present perfect 6.3 Past perfect 7. Conditional clauses 8. Adverbs and adverbial phrases 8.1 Time, frequency, order 8.2 Place 8.3 Manner and probability 8.4 Affirmation, negation, doubt 9. Prepositions (I): unstressed prepositions 9.1 Use 9.2 Some phenomena affecting prepositions 10. Prepositions (II): stressed prepositions and prepositional phrases 11. Clitic pronouns 12. Relative clauses 13. Passive voice and impersonal clauses
Literature
    required literature
  • Bastons, Núria; Cristina Bernardó & Llorenç Comajoan (2011). Gramàtica pràctica del català. Barcelona: Teide.
  • Gramàtica del català contemporani. Edited by Gemma Rigau Oliver - Joan Solà. 4a ed. Barcelona: Empúries, 2008. xxxviii, 9. ISBN 9788497873123. info
    recommended literature
  • Fabra, Pompeu (1933 [1918]): Gramàtica catalana. Barcelona: Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Disponible a
  • GARCIA I BALASCH, Teresa and Carme VILÀ I COMAJOAN. El català escrit : ortografia, morfologia, funcions : manual d'autoaprenentatge. Edited by Salvador Comelles. 1a ed. Barcelona: Barcanova, 2012. 261 s. ISBN 9788448928858. info
  • MAS PRATS, Marta and Albert VILAGRASA GRANDIA. Gramàtica catalana de la A a la Z. Edited by Anna Bartra Kaufmann. 1a ed. Barcelona: Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat, 2012. 509 s. ISBN 9788498835243. info
  • Gramàtica del català contemporani. Edited by Gemma Rigau Oliver - Joan Solà. 4a ed. Barcelona: Empúries, 2008. s. 2181-34. ISBN 9788497873123. info
  • Gramàtica del català contemporani. Edited by Gemma Rigau Oliver - Joan Solà. 4a ed. Barcelona: Empúries, 2008. s. 993-217. ISBN 9788497873123. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, practical exercises, homework
Assessment methods
Final exam. 70% of correct answers is needed to pass.
Language of instruction
Catalan
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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