Course: Textual Linguistics

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Course title Textual Linguistics
Course code URO/TLF
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester -
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction French
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
  • Pešek Ondřej, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Textual linguistics as a linguistic science. 2. Text and textual models, text and discourse, textual linguistics and pragmatics. 3. Cohesion, coherence, progression. 4. Coreference, anaphora and cataphora. 5. Isotopy and presupposition. 6. Connectors and textual organizers. 7. Thematic progressions. 8. Speech acts and text. 9. Textual sequences. 10. Text typology.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Activating (simulations, games, drama), Work with multi-media resources (texts, internet, IT technologies), Project-based learning, Case studies, Blended learning
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to present to the students a linguistic theory of text. Text will be treated both from the structural and from the pragmatic point of view (relation text - discourse).
At the end of the course the learner is expected to be able to understand the principals of the textual linguistics applied on the French language.
Knowledge of French language at least at the B2 common reference level.

Assessment methods and criteria

Regulary assistance, final written exam.
Recommended literature
  • ADAM J-M. (2005). La linguistique textuelle. Introduction a l'analyse textuelle des discours. Paris, Armand Colin..
  • ADAM, J.-M. (1990). Éléments de linguistique textuelle, Liege, Madraga..
  • ADAM, J.-M. (1997). Les textes: types et prototypes, Paris, Nathan..
  • ADAM, J.-M. (1999). Linguistique textuelle : des genres de discours aux textes, Paris, Nathan/HER..
  • COMBETTES, B. (1983). Pour une grammaire textuelle, Bruxelles, De Boeck-Duculot..
  • DANEŠ, F. - HLAVSA, Z. - GREPL, M. (1987). Mluvnice češtiny 3, Praha, Academia..
  • DUCROT, O. (1984). Le dire et le dit, Paris, Les éditions de minuit..
  • HRBÁČEK, J. (1994). Nárys syntaxe spisovné češtiny, Praha, Trizonia..
  • CHAROLLES, M. (2002). La référence et les expressions référentielles en français, Paris, Ophrys..
  • JAKLOVÁ, A. (1991). Úvod do textové lingvistiky, Jihočeská univerzita, České Budějovice..
  • LOUCKA, H. (2005). Introduction a la linguistique textuelle, Praha, Karolinum..
  • MAINGUENEAU, D. (1993). Éléments de linguistique pour un texte littéraire, Paris, Dunod..
  • REBOUL, A. - MOESCHLER, J. (1998). La pragmatique aujourd'hui. Une nouvelle science de la communication, Paris, Seuil..
  • RIEGEL, M. - PELLAT, J.-C. - RIOUL, R. (2004). Grammaire méthodique du français, Paris, Quadrige..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Arts Study plan (Version): French Language (2013) Category: Philological sciences 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Arts Study plan (Version): French Language Teaching for Secondary Schools (2013) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: -