Projects & Grants

Internal Grant Competition DGC
START-UP grant

The occurrence of quebecisms in contemporary French and the problems of their translation
Project IdSGS03/FF/2018-2019
Main solverdoc. Mgr. Jan Lazar, Ph.D.
Period1/2018 - 12/2019
ProviderSpecifický VŠ výzkum
AnotationFrench, which is used in some areas of Canada (especially in Québec), differs significantly from French used on the European continent. The main differences are manifested especially in the sphere of vocabulary, where a large number of so-called quebecisms are present. The presented project deals with analysis of quebecisms in contemporary French and the possibilities of their translation into Czech. The project will also be supported by the Université Laval in Québec, which has a specialized laboratory dedicated to studying québecism