|Course Code :||1019FLWTLF|
|Study domain:||Linguistics and Proficiency|
|Semester:||Semester: 1st semester|
|Study load (hours):||112|
|Contract restrictions: ||No contract restriction|
|Language of instruction :||French|
|Exam period:||exam in the 1st semester|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
An active knowlegde of :A passive knowledge of :
Specific prerequisites for this course:
- General knowledge of the use of a PC and the Internet
Students have taken a course of General Linguistics and the Ba1 course of Modern French linguistics (synchrony).
2. Learning outcomes
- Gain insight into contemporary sociolinguistic theories.
- Be able to situate linguistic theories in a broader framework.
- Become interested in an interdisciplinary approach to linguistics.
3. Course contents
A brief history of sociolinguistics, basic concepts and description techniques. Study of bilingualism, diglossia, variation (dialects, sociolects, group languages), language change, standardization and norms, language policy and planning, especially focused on French in France and in the world.
4. Teaching method
Class contact teaching: LecturesSeminars
Personal work: Assignments:Individually
5. Assessment method and criteria
Examination: Oral with written preparationClosed bookOpen-question
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Study material
Information on course materials will be provided during lectures.
Introduction à la sociolinguistique du français, Antwerpen, Universitas, 2009.
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
Information will be provided during lectures.
7. Contact information
(+)last update: 26/05/2011 17:23 alex.vanneste