French linguistics 1: history of French

Course Code :1104FLWTLF
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:26
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:French
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Anne Vanderheyden

3. Course contents *

The course looks at how French has evolved from  Vulgar Latin. The first part concerns the external history where it is observed that historical, geographical and socio-cultural factors have influenced the development of French. The second part concerns reading and translation of French medieval texts and deals with some aspects of the internal history of French .