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German Syntax

Code: 188225
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Sandra Lukšić - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Understanding the basic concepts of syntax as a linguistic discipline; understanding the basic procedures of the syntactic analysis of the sentence; application of syntactic rules in the formulation of a sentence, considered as the basic language and communication unit; obtaining the knowledge about the similarities and the differences between Croatian and German with respect to the parts of the sentence, word order, and the interdependence of sentences.

1. Fundamentals of syntax as a linguistic discipline (2L+2S) 2. Word as a syntactic unit (1L+1S) 3. Grammatical structure of the sentence (in contrast) (1L+1S) 4. Sentence structure: traditional parts (subject, predicate, object, adverbial) (2L+2S) 5. Syntactic model of valency (1L+1S) 6. Sentence topology: sentence frame (1L+1S) 7. Complex sentences (1L+1S) 8. Complex sentences according to their function (1L+1S) 9. Sentence structure: word order (1L+1S) 10. Subordinate clauses (1L+1S) 11. Subordinate clauses (1L+1S) 12. Syntactic analysis of complex sentences and text segments (in contrast) (1L+1S) 13. Text structure (1L+1S)
Learning outcomes:
  1. Students will be able to:
    - define the fundamental concepts of the German syntax;
  2. - explain the linguistic facts at the syntactic level;
  3. - analyze complex syntactic forms and understand the relationships between the syntactic units and their components;
  4. - define the syntactic standard of the German standard language;
  5. - analyze texts of all functional styles;
  6. - define the similarities and differences between the Croatian and German syntax.
  1. Osnove njemačke gramatike, , Glovacki-Bernardi, Z., Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2017.
  2. Duden 4. Grammatik der deutschen Gegenwartssprache, , Duden, Dudenverlag, Mannheim, 2010.
  3. Deutsche Grammatik, , Engel, U., Julius Groos Verlag, Heidelberg, 2004.
  4. Textgrammatik der deutschen Sprache, , Weinrich, H. et al., Olms, Hildesheim, 2003.
Optional literature:
  1. Deutsche Satzstruktur. Grundlagen der syntaktischen Analyse, , Wöllstein-Leisten, A., Heilmann, A., Stepan, P., Vikner, S., Stauffenburg, Tübingen., 1997.
  2. Syntax der deutschen Sprache, , Engel, U., Erich Schmidt Verlag, Berlin, 2016.
3. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: