This course covers a range of topics relating to the French language; its sounds, words, history, how it is used in society and the linguistic situation in France.
This course is for students interested in languages and/or linguistics in general. Lectures, tutorials and reading materials are in English.
At the end of this course, students will have developed:
• specialised knowledge in French phonetics, phonology, morphology, and sociolinguistic
• an ability to contextualise their understanding of the French language through its history, its
regional and social linguistic differences;
• an enhanced intercultural understanding of French society and French language;
• an in-depth consideration for the French language and its use in society
Mari Jones (LACL)
This course will also be lectured by Visiting Canterbury fellow Associate Professor Mari C. Jones from Cambridge University.
Homework assignments (best 3 of 4)
Online Quizzes (8)
Lodge, R. Anthony;
Exploring the French language;
The Course Outline is available for enrolled students on Learn.
For further information see
School of Languages and Cultures.
All FREN223 Occurrences
Semester Two 2012