ROMFJIBXP Preparatory Language Seminar I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Ing. arch. Anežka Sedláková, Ph.D. et Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Petr Dytrt, Ph.D.
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Timetable of Seminar Groups
ROMFJIBXP/01: No timetable has been entered into IS. A. Sedláková
ROMFJIBXP/02: Mon 17:30–19:05 K23, A. Sedláková
ROMFJIBXP/03: Thu 17:30–19:05 K22, A. Sedláková
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 50 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/50, only registered: 0/50
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The preparatory seminar is primarily intended for students of Italian, Spanish or Portuguese who wish to master French on a level enabling them to enroll in Language Seminar I - IV as well as taking B-credit courses taught in the French language.
  • Pronunciation (based on listening exercises), accent, intonation, constructions.
  • Greetings, forms of address. Pronunciation practice.
  • The statement, the question. Reading simple texts.
  • Statement intonation, rhythmical group, articles, the verb faire.
  • Constructions, the plural in nouns and adjectives. Dictation.
  • Intonation, nasal vowels, zero articles, adjectives.
  • Grammatical gender (nouns), definite and indefinite articles. Reading texts.
  • Open, closed and end vowels. Future tenses. Prepositions after expressions of quantity. Dictation.
  • Practicing constructions, dependant possessive pronouns. Irregular feminine adjective formation. Reading texts.
  • Demonstrative pronouns and independent personal pronouns. Pronunciation practice.
  • 3rd grade verbs, zero articles, numerals. Dictation.
  • Review of pronunciation, grammar and reading.
  • Phrasing, imperative formation, personal pronouns in positive commands. Recent past.
  • Reading texts, reflexive pronouns, pronoun adverbs y and en. Dictation. Composed past tense, infinitive constructions, irregular verbs.
  • Pronunciation practice.
  • Past tense with reflexive verbs, emphasis, irregular plural formation. Dictation.
  • Pronouns' position in sentence, prepositional constructions. Conversation.
  • Reading texts. Interrogative pronouns. Infinitive constructions.
  • Grading adjectives. Ordinal numbers. Pronunciation practice.
  • Partitive article. Imperfect tense. Dictation.
  • Word derivation, partitive article with abstract words, pronouns: le, la, les. Reading texts.
  • Present subjunctive. Irregular grading of adjectives, verb conjugation.
  • Future tense, present conditional, conditional clauses. Dictation.
  • Past subjunctive. Review.
  • PRAVDA, Miroslav and Marie PRAVDOVÁ. Francouzština pro samouky. Dotisk 2. vyd. Voznice: LEDA, 1999. 463 pp. ISBN 80-85927-07-1. info
Teaching methods
Listening, repetition after recording, text reading, drills, explication of the vocabulary, grammar presentation, application of the novel grammar and vocabulary in exercices, class and group discussion, homeworks - translation of Czech sentences to French.
Assessment methods
Credit – written test. Once enrolled in the course, attendance is mandatory.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Nemohou zapisovat posluchači oboru francouzština.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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