Topics in French Linguistics
Subject 671-321 (2009)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5 hour seminar and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||French Language and Culture 1B|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
ContactDr Jacqueline Dutton
|Subject Overview:||This subject is designed to introduce students to French linguistics, with the focus on varieties of French both within and outside France. Topics will vary, and may include geographical variation, for example the importance of French as a symbol of identity in Quebec, or the complexities of multilingualism in Mauritius and the structure and origins of French-based creoles; and social variation and register, for example, features of the French spoken by young people in France, and differences between colloquial spoken and formal written forms of the language. The subject will be taught in French.|
|Assessment:||One 60-minute written test or one in class presentation (during semester) 30%, practical exercises totalling 1000 words (during semester) 20%, and an essay of 2000 words in French (due at the end of semester) 50%.|
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students who have completed 116-022 Spoken French: Theory and Practice may not enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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