In the linguistic part of the course, a number of topics are discussed related to pairs of synonyms. Each time the problem is treated through the study and comparsion of dictionaries or grammars, a corpus will be compiled and studied and relevant linguistic literature will be sought, read and integrated. Lecturer and students will report on this in oral presentations
Recapitulation (in the form of a series of tests) of the morphology and the use of certain words and certain parts of speech, studied in the two previous years.
Study of the characteristics of a scientific (linguistic) text and of its different parts. Applying them in writing small linguistic articles.
Study and practice of some basic competences as : argumentation, structuring of a text, summarizing, correcting, citing, paraphrasing, exemplifying, punctuating.
Study of the characteristics of a good oral presentation of a scientific (linguistic) research topic. Applying them in two short oral presentations of linguistic research.
Overview and treatment of "resistant" language errors in morphology, syntax, lexicon and orthography and punctuation, in group exercises during the course and individual practice sessions on computer at home
Testing and correction exercises in pronunciation and intonation.