Course: Mother tongue - syntax

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Course title Mother tongue - syntax
Course code KBH/SYNTK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Křivancová Michaela, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Part-time: Sentence and discourse. Basic syntactic relations. Valency; valency relation; potential; basic sentence structure. Independent study (c. 100 hours): Sentence members. Subject. Predicate. attribute. Adverbial. Predicative complement. Special features and irregularities in sentence units. Complex sentences. Parataxis. Hypotaxis. Compound sentences.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the subjekt is to give a theoretical knowledge of the syntactical systém of Czech and making of skills needed to a syntactical analysis of a text with regard to the work of an elementary school teacher.
Practising the ability to approach creatively syntactic tasks relevant to primary school teaching.
The ability tackle to syntactic tasks.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Student performance assessment

Tasks for independent study: Studying university texbooks: Čeština pro učitele (Odry 2010) a Český jazyk. Přehled učiva základní školy (Praha 2000). Hauser, P.: Základy skladby češtiny Brno, 2003; Kolářová, I.: Cvičení ze skladby pro studující učitelství 1. st. základní školy. Brno, 2003. Further practice in syntactic practice can be based on Komplexní jazykové rozbory by Čechová, M. & al.. More detailed information and further bibliography will be given in the seminar. E-learning materials are available on the faculty website. Completion requirements: A written test. Individual consultations are provided in person or by e-mail.
Recommended literature
  • Čechová, M. a kol. Čeština - řeč a jazyk. Praha, 2002.
  • Čechová, M. a kol.:. Komplexní jazykové rozbory. SPN, 1996 . ISBN 80-85937-27-1.
  • Filipec, J.:. Slovník spisovné češtiny pro školu a veřejnost. Praha, Academia, 2003. ISBN 80-200-1080-7.
  • Grepl, M.-Karlík, P.:. Skladba češtiny (cvičení a výklad). Praha 1999. ISBN 80-85866-47-1.
  • Grepl, M.-Karlík, P.:. Skladba češtiny. Olomouc, 1998. ISBN 80-7198-281-4.
  • Hauser, P. Základy skladby češtiny. Brno, 2003.
  • Hubáček, Jar. a kol.:. Čeština pro učitele. Odry, 2010. ISBN 978-80-86041-37-7.
  • Karlík, Petr, Nekula, Marek, Rusínová, Zdeňka (ed.).:. Příruční mluvnice češtiny. Praha: Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2003. ISBN 80-7106-134-4.
  • Kolářová, I.:. Cvičení ze skladby pro studující učitelství 1. st. základní školy. Brno, 2003.
  • Schacherl, M.:. Syntax. Úvodní kurz. Pro studenty učitelství pro 1. stupeň základní školy, České Budějovice 2011. ISBN 978-80-87510-02-5.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching for the First level of primary school (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer