UBKCJLBK32 Seminar on Modern Czech grammar

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Soňa Schneiderová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Soňa Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Institute of The Czech Language and Library Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Knowledge of the Czech language and previous linguistic objects.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of teaching in the seminar is to deepen knowledge of the grammatical system of Czech with an emphasis on questions of morphological and orthographic nature, selected questions of lexicon and syntax.
Learning outcomes
Students will learn to evaluate current shifts in today's Czech, verify their validity in manuals and estimate the outlook of those grammatical or spelling phenomena that have not yet been codified on the basis of the studied issues.
  • 1. Layering of the Czech national language; standard language, colloquial standard Czech, general Czech 2. The issue of codification and attitudes to codification 3. Variability of phonological means 4. Selected problematic phenomena of Czech orthography 5. Variability of morphological means - nouns, pronouns and others 6. Variability of morphological means - verbs 7. Verbal connections 8. Fashion expressions and ties; the most common offenses against the norm 9. Adaptation and declension of foreign proper names; gender inflection 10. The influence of foreign languages on the contemporary Czech language 11. Czech compatriots abroad 12. Czech of the 20th century 13. Czech of the 21st century
    required literature
  • PRAVDOVÁ, M. Akademická příručka českého jazyka. Praha: Academia, 2010. info
  • ČERNÁ, A., SVOBODOVÁ, I., ŠIMANDL, J., UHLÍŘOVÁ, L. Na co se nás často ptáte. Praha: Scientia, 2002. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion.
Assessment methods
Written test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 8s/sem.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021.
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