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Čeština nerodilých mluvčích s mateřským jazykem neslovanským

Čeština nerodilých mluvčích s mateřským jazykem neslovanským

[Czech as spoken by non-native speakers with a non-Slavic mother tongue]

Kotková, Radomila

subjects: Czech studies, linguistics

paperback, 154 pp., 1. edition
published: september 2017
ISBN: 978-80-246-3640-5
recommended price: 190 czk

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summary

This work characterized the "interlanguage” of students learning Czech as a foreign language. The description is based on a long-term research, analyzing errors in texts written by students whose mother tongue is not Slavic. The scholar examined mistakes in all linguistic areas, focusing particularly on morphology and syntax. Errors were described as they developed over the course of one academic year. A quantitative analysis presents the occurrence of mistakes in written texts produced by non-Czech speakers. A qualitative analysis of systematic mistakes allows for formulating a hypothesis on the causes of these errors and present proposals for the improvement of the methodology of teaching some language phenomena.