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Poljička cesta 35, Split, Croatia

Croatian Language

Code: 120185
ECTS: 5.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Anđela Milinović Hrga
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Anđela Milinović Hrga - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 45
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Course objectives
To develop linguistic, communicative and pragmatic competences, to master standard Croatian norms and to be able to critically reflect on linguistic phenomena in contemporary Croatian language.
Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course:
Entry competences: high school level of knowledge of the Croatian language; computer literacy.

Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)
1. Language and speech. Language culture. The functions of language. Idioms of the Croatian language.
2. Croatian standard language. Standard language norms.
The relations between standard language and the native speech. The analysis of typical examples.
3. The polyfunctionality of the Croatian standard.
Functional linguistic stratification, producing and analyzing various texts.
4. Orthoepic and orthographic norms.
The analysis of morphologically and phonologically conditioned phoneme alternations, frequent errors.
5. Accent norm. Spoken language distinctive features.
Accentual exercises on practical examples. Expressive reading.
6. Orthographic norm.
Mastering orthographic norm: capital letter; abbreviations; writing foreign words, the adaptation to Croatian linguistic system.
7. Normative problems grouped by word types.
Morphological analysis.
8. Word formation: theoretical and normative issues.
Practical overview of compulsory types of formation, formation peculiarities.
9. Syntax and norm. Functional styles and syntax.
Analysis of typical examples.
10. Lexical structure of the Croatian standard, stratification of the lexicon, linguistic borrowing, use and stylistic value of lexemes, lexical norm.
Analysis of examples from Croatian practice.
11. Professional terminology: its creation and standardization.
Examples analysis.
12. Standard language norms and functional styles.
The creation and analysis of various texts, identification and correction of typical incoherencies in view of the standard language norms.
13. Text and functional styles.
The preparation and analysis of various texts.
14. Text and functional styles.
The preparation and analysis of various texts.
15. Administrative functional style.
Producing and analyzing various administrative texts (job application, resume, business letter).

Course enrolment requirements: none.
  1. Babić, S., Ham, S., Moguš, M.: Hrvatski školski pravopis
  2. Skupina autora: Hrvatski pravopis
  3. Frančić, A., Hudeček, L., Mihaljević, M.: Normativnost i višefunkcionalnost u hrvatskome standardnom jeziku
  4. Ham, S.: Školska gramatika hrvatskoga jezika
  5. Težak, S., Babić, S.: Gramatika hrvatskoga jezika. Priručnik za osnovno jezično obrazovanje
Optional literature:
  1. Babić, S., Finka, B., Moguš, M.: Hrvatski pravopis
  2. Silić, J., Pranjković, I.: Gramatika hrvatskoga jezika za gimnazije i visoka učilišta
  3. Šonje, J. (ur.): Rječnik hrvatskoga jezika
  4. Škarić, I.: U potrazi za izgubljenim govorom
  5. Težak, S.: Hrvatski naš svagda(š)nji
  6. Težak, S.: Hrvatski naš osebujni
  7. Težak, S.: Hrvatski naš (ne)zaboravljeni
  8. Težak, S.: Hrvatski naš (ne)podobni
  9. 0: Jezik, časopis za kulturu hrvatskoga književnog jezika
1. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Undergraduate University Study Programme in Early and Preschool Education
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