French Morphology and Syntax
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Course title in Estonian
Prantsuse keele morfoloogia ja süntaks
Course title in English
French Morphology and Syntax
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
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Course aims
To provide theoretical knowledge of the basis of French morphology and syntax.
Brief description of the course
The course developes the students analytical capacities on different grammatical levels:
1) lexical: grammatical categories and characteristics of words.
2) morphological: structure of words, gender and number of cases, mood and tense of verbs.
3) syntactic: analysis of phrases, simple and complex sentences.
Grammatical phenomena will not only be described but explained in the contexts of linguistic theories, such as generative linguistics etc. Parallel to theory, texts in French will be syntactically analysed. Independent work.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
Knowledge of French linguistics and its terminology.
Capacity to analyse French sentences, phrases and words.
Ülo Siirak