FRENCH LANGUAGE III

FRENCH LANGUAGE III

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Code
65215
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
9 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-LIN/04
LANGUAGE
French
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
semester
Annual
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course deals French linguistics and corpus analysis

 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at giving students advanced knowledge and competences both in terms of tools for metalinguistic analysis and in-depth analysis of specific points, including different LSP. It is accompanied by practical language courses, held by native French teachers, at an advanced level.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student will be able to:

use the main concepts in the field of pragmatics and French discourse analysis for critical reading and analysis of media discourse;

use methodological competence in discourse analysis to analyze media texts;

use competences in corpus linguistic analysis.

 

PREREQUISITES

Students will have language competences in French of level B2.

Teaching methods

Presential lessons with Aulaweb support.

A recommended reading list will be given during the course

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will deal with corpus linguistic analysis.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

BERRUTO Gaetano (2012), Sociolinguistica dell’italiano contemporaneo, Roma, Carocci (nuova edizione).
DETEY Sylvain, DURAND Jacques, LAKS Bernard, LYCHE Chantal (dir., 2010), Les variétés de français parlé dans l’espace francophone, Paris, Ophrys.
GADET Françoise (2003), “La variation : le français dans l’espace social, régional et international”. In Yaguello, Marina (dir.), Le grand livre de la langue française, Paris, Editions du Seuil. pp. 91-152.
GADET Françoise (2007), La variation sociale en français, Paris, Ophrys.

Further bibliographical references will be given during the course. Students can refer to Aulaweb for information on lesson notes, bibliography.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

STEFANO VICARI (President)

JULIEN PHILIPPE LONGHI

ANNA GIAUFRET

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Presential lessons with Aulaweb support.

A recommended reading list will be given during the course

LESSONS START

I semester. Starting from October 1th.

EXAMS

Exam description

exam aims at verifying the acquisition of theoretical knowledge about pragmatics and discourse analysis. The student will have to be able to identify and analyze pragmatics phenomena, using theoretical knowledge in an appropriate way.

Assessment methods

Theoretical module: written exam (2 hours) aims at assessing he acquisition by the students of theoretical knowledge in the field of pragmatics and the ability to apply this knowledge.

The student will have to prove to be able to:

  • identify pragmatic phenomena;
  • organize them in a structured way and analyze them;
  • sum up basical theoretical knowledge.

Practical exercises: oral exam (manipulation of oral text) and written exam (manipulation of written text) aiming at assessing the ability to understand texts, written and oral, to interact with other speakers, to reformulate, to express complex and nuanced personal opinions; all of this at level C1.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/06/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 14-16 Aula da definire Arrivare muniti di coordinate aulaweb per accesso in piattaforma
30/06/2020 10:00 GENOVA Scritto 10-12 Aula da definire Arrivare muniti di coordinate aulaweb per accesso in piattaforma
15/07/2020 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 14-16 Aula da definire Arrivare muniti di coordinate aulaweb per accesso in piattaforma

FURTHER INFORMATION

The inscription to Aulaweb is compulsory both for students who attend lessons and for those who cannot attend them. The inscription to the exams is compulsory and available up to 3 working days before the exam (if not otherwise specified).