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 deals with some aspects of the internal history of French and is studying the formation and evolution of French relative of Latin.The third part concerns readi


n and translation of French phonetics in synchronic and diachronic perspective.