Science for Education Today, 2019, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 189–199
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Memorizing syntactic structures in learning French as a foreign language [In English]

Bajrami B. 1 (Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo), Gashi-Berisha V. 1 (Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo), Birova J. 2 (Trnava, Slovak Republic)
1 University "Hasan Prishtina" of Prishtina, Mère Tereza p. nr. 10 000 Prishtina, Kosovo
2 University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Trnava, Slovakia
Abstract: 

Introduction. The principle objective of this study is to indicate the role of constructing a procedural model which would give a specific form to a more complex syntactic structure while facilitating its memorization at an advanced level of language studies, even at a university.
Materials and Methods. The study is based on modeling the educational process at the university level.
Results. The study reveals some difficulties in using certain French syntactic structures for Albanian learners. The authors provide the characteristics of an advanced language learner. Learning is considered as having two stages: the first stage consists of general procedures producing syntactic structures in order to construct a model or strategy of memorization (initial procedural rule); the second stage teaches this model through repetitive exercises. The analysis of such difficulties in grammar and the proposal of a strategy facilitating learning of FLE will allow Albanian learners to express themselves in French and become well-qualified teachers.
Our goal is to offer students some tools they need to find out rules by themselves, acquire the ability to make forms or syntax turns to apply them and put them into practice.
Conclusions. The authors intend to help students understand solid foundations of linguistic analysis, to familiarize them with syntactic structures of the most difficult expressions in the French grammar applying its fundamental rules and translating them in a precise and pleasant way to hear.

Keywords: 

Learning model; Acquisition; Syntactic structure; Comparison; French foreign language

For citation:
Bajrami B., Gashi-Berisha V., Birova J. Memorizing syntactic structures in learning French as a foreign language [In English]. Science for Education Today, 2019, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 189–199. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15293/2658-6762.1902.13
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Date of the publication 30.04.2019