KJ1A034 Catalan linguistics 4

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Lucie Kuzmová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Lucie Kuzmová, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures – Faculty of Arts
Fri 10:00–11:40 G11, except Fri 19. 4.
Prerequisites (in Czech)
KJ1A002 Catalan 2
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
In this subject we will work on Catalan syntax. The main objective of the subject is to provide students with a description of the Catalan syntax, taking into account the way how some universal linguistic principles manifest in this language. V tomto předmětu budeme pracovat na katalánské syntaxi. Hlavním cílem předmětu je poskytnout studentům popis katalánské syntaxe s přihlédnutím k tomu, jak se v tomto jazyce projevují některé univerzální lingvistické principy.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Analyze various syntactic phenomena appropriately and arguably. 2. Reflect on the Catalan language, taking into account the linguistic variation and the relation of Catalan with other languages. Na konci kurzu bude student schopen: 1. Vhodně analyzovat různé syntaktické jevy. 2. Uvažovat nad katalánským jazykem s přihlédnutím k jazykovým variacím a vztahu katalánštiny k jiným jazykům.
  • 1. Syntax: concepts and theoretical foundations
  • 2. Categories and syntactic functions
  • 3. Phrase structure: movements and general principles of syntactic relationships
  • 5. Verb phrase: argument structure, adjuncts and other verbal modifiers
  • 6. Nonverbal predication
  • 7. Noun phrase: argument structure and other complements
  • 8. Adjective phrase
  • 9. Structure of other categories
  • 9. The sentence: modality and analysis 10. Complex sentences: coordination and subordination
    required literature
  • Gramàtica de la llengua catalana. Primera edició. Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Catalans, 2016, xli, 1439. ISBN 9788499653167. 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
    recommended literature
  • Cuenca, Maria Josep (2005): Sintaxi catalana. Barcelona: UOC.
  • Cuenca, Maria Josep (1995): Sintaxi fonamental: les categories gramaticals. Barcelona: Empúries.
  • Bonet, Sebastià & Joan Solà (1986): Sintaxi generativa catalana. Barcelona: Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • GINEBRA, Jordi and Anna MONTSERRAT. Diccionari d'ús dels verbs : règim verbal i canvi i caiguda de preposicions. Edited by Xavier Rull - Anna Saperas. Primera edició en aquesta c. Barcelona: Educaula, 2009, 489 stran. ISBN 9788492672219. info
  • Gramàtica del català contemporani. Edited by Joan Solà - Gemma Rigau Oliver. 4a ed. Barcelona: Empúries, 2008, xxxviii, 9. ISBN 9788497873123. info
    not specified
  • Bosque, Ignacio & Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach (2009): Fundamentos de sintaxis formal. Madrid: Akal.
Teaching methods
Readings, lectures, exercises, homework, class discussion
Assessment methods
written exam-70% of correct answers is needed to pass písmený test-70% správných odpovědí pro úspěšné absolvování kurzu.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2025.
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