Course: Syntax

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Course title Syntax
Course code KNJ/STX
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hofmannová Jana, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Functional Grammar 2. "Satzbaupläne" 3. Theme-plus-rheme structure 4. Constituents and immediate constituents (analysis) 5. Word order 6. Irregularities of a German sentence 7. The development tendencies in the contemporary German 8. The sentence condensation, nominalization and verbalization 9. Congruence 10. The frame structure of the German sentence and the "Ausklammerung" 11. Compound sentence 12. Complex sentence 13. Complex sentence 14. Infinitive constructions with zu

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The students will obtain a detailed and comprehensive overview of the contemporary German syntax (theoretically and practically).
Student will acquire knowledge of German compound/complex sentence. They will be able to understand the syntax of commmon and special texts and produce correct sentences according to level C1 of CEFR.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of the simple sentence syntax.

Assessment methods and criteria
Combined exam

All examinations and consultations are held in German. Test
Recommended literature
  • Duden - Die Grammatik, Band 4. 8. Aufl. Mannheim: Dudenverlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-411-04048-3..
  • BUSCHA, Anne - SZITA, Szilvia - RAVEN, Susanne. C Grammatik. Übungsgrammatik Deutsch als Fremdsprache. Sprachniveau C1 - C2. Leipzig: Schubert-Verlag, 2013. ISBN 978-3-941323-11-7.
  • DREYER, Hilke a Richard SCHMITT. . Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik aktuell. Die Gelbe aktuell. Ismaning: Max Hueber Verlag, 2009. ISBN 978-3-19-307255-9..
  • DÜRSCHEID, Christa. Syntax: Grundlagen und Theorien. 5. durchgesehene Auflage. Göttingen: V&R UTB, 2010. ISBN 978-382-5233-198..
  • EISENBERG, Peter. Grundriss der deutschen Grammatik. Band 1: Das Wort. 3. Aufl. Stuttgart: Verlag J. B. Metzler, 2006. ISBN 978-3-476-02160-1..
  • ENGEL, Ulrich. Deutsche Grammatik - Neubearbeitung. 2. Aufl. München: Iudicium, 2009. ISBN 978-3-89129-914-2..
  • ENGEL, Ulrich. Syntax der deutschen Gegenwartssprache. 4. völlig bearbeitete Aufl. Berlin: E. Schmidt, 2009. ISBN 35-030-9882-8..
  • EROMS, Hans-Werner. Syntax der deutschen Sprache. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2000. ISBN 3-11-015666-0..
  • HENTSCHEL, Elke a Harald WEYDT. Handbuch der deutschen Grammatik. 3. Aufl. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2003. ISBN 31-101-7501-0..
  • PITTNER, Karin a Judith BERMAN. Deutsche Syntax: ein Arbeitsbuch. 4. aktualisierte Auflage. Tübingen: Narr, 2010. ISBN 978-3-8233-6610-2..
  • POVEJŠIL, Jaromír. Mluvnice současné němčiny. Praha: Academia, 1999. ISBN 80-200-0076-3..
  • RAMERS, Karl Heinz. Einführung in die Syntax. 2. Aufl. Paderborn: Fink, 2007. ISBN 978-377-0534-418..
  • ŠTÍCHA, František. Česko-nemecká srovnávací gramatika. 1. vyd. Praha: Argo, 2003. ISBN 80-7203-503-7..


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): Teacher training in German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in German language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter