Units of Study

FRNC2651 - Introduction à la Linguistique

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alice Caffarel-Cayron


This unit is a general introduction to linguistics and in particular functional linguistics. It explores language as a system of choices for making meaning in various contexts and aims at providing students with an understanding of what we do when we use language, and grammar, in particular.


classwork and online discussions (20%), 2xsmall in-class assignments (equivalent to 500wds each) (2x20%), 1xfinal text analysis and interpretation (equivalent to 4000wds) (40%)


Caffarel, A. 2008. A Systemic Functional Grammar of French: From Grammar to Discourse. London: Continuum
Course booklet to be purchased from the University Copy Centre


2x1-hr seminar/week


FRNC1302 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2502 or FRNC2615




  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm



Seminar 1





1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 1

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney