Course: Syntax

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Course title Syntax
Course code KAN/ASYN
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Petrlíková Jarmila, PhDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. The position of syntax in the grammatical system of English; the basic syntactic terminology (sentence, clause, phrase, constituent of a clause, word); 2. Individual sentence types by the word order and by the communicative function 3. The structure of a simple sentence: obligatory clause elements (clause patterns), optional clause elements; 4. Characteristics of individual clause elements, means of realization, semantic roles: subject, verb, obligatory subject and object complements, adverbial, modifier, optional subject and object complements; 5. Negation in English: means of negation; clausal, local negation; multiple negation; negative concord; 6. Sentence consisiting of two or more clauses: paratactic and hypotactic relations; coordinators, subordinators; 7. Compound sentence: coordinators, semantic relations between the main clauses, 8. Complex sentence: main clause, matrix clause, subordinate clause; types of dependent clauses; 9. Dependent adverbial clauses: semantic categories, subordinating conjunctions; 10. Dependent adjectival clauses: restrictive, non-restrictive; 11. Dependent nominal clauses: content, relative

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 11 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
-určit jednotlivé slovní druhy
-identifikovat základní větné členy anglické věty
professional skills
- vytvořit jednotlivé typy vět dle gramatického slovního pořádku
- vytvořit jednotlivé typy vět dle komunikativní funkce
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
- znát základní pravidla výstavby anglické věty jednoduché a souvětí
- chápat vzájemné vazby a souvislosti morfologické, syntaktické a pragmatické roviny
- znát obligatorní i fakultativní větné členy, jejich sémantiku a prostředky jejich realizace
- znát jednotlivé typy vedlejších vět určitých i neurčitých a jejich možné syntaktické role v souvětí
professional skills
- vytvořit jednotlivé druhy souvětí podle charakteru vět
- vytvořit jednotlivé typy vedlejších vět
- realizovat jednotlivé větné členy různými strukturními prostředky
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Combined exam
Test
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Dušková, Libuše. Mluvnice současné angličtiny na pozadí češtiny.. Praha, Academia, 1994.
  • Dušková, Libuše. Syntax současné angličtiny : sbírka textů a příkladů k syntaktickému rozboru. 1. vyd. Praha : Karolinum, 1995. ISBN 80-7184-133-1.
  • Greenbaum, Sidney; Quirk, Randolph. A student`s grammar of the English language. 1st pub. Harlow : Longman, 1990. ISBN 0-582-05971-2.
  • Johansson, S., Leech, G., Condra, S., Finegan, E. Longman grammar of spoken and written English. 1st pub. London: Longman, UK, 2000.
  • Quirk R., Greenbaum S., Leech G. & J. Svartvik. A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language.. London & New York, Longman, 1985.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty of Education Geography in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (16) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (15) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (13) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (14) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (1) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (15) Art and applied art 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Music in Education (14) Art and applied art 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education History in Education (16) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education History in Education (14) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (14) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (13) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (14) Informatics courses 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 2 Winter
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Winter