Units of Study

FRNC3655 - French Sociolinguistics

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Caroline Lipovsky

Description

The focus of this course is French language. It will familiarise students with the history, status and profile of the main varieties of French outside France and current issues in language policy in the French speaking world, while introducing them to key concepts such as language use, linguistic variation (according to gender, age, social origin, etc.), or issues of bilingualism and identity. Through critical reading and practice, students will learn how to design, conduct and report research projects regarding French language.

Assessments

1x10-12 minute class presentation in French language (equivalent to 3000wds in English) (30%), 1xresearch based essay in French language (equivalent to 3000wds in English) (60%), participation (10%).

Classes

2x1-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

FRNC1302 or FRNC1632 or FRNC2502 or FRNC2615

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