Readings in and discussion of the culture of contemporary France.
Development of advanced oral skills in French. Study of linguistic and cultural aspects of French language media.
Texts from standard authors, with emphasis on explication de texte.
Practice in descriptive and narrative composition with special attention to contrastive stylistics; thÃ¨me et version.
The sound system and its functioning in the morphological system of French from the point of view of current phonological theory.
Cross-listed course: LING 512
The structure, morphology, and syntax of modern French.
Cross-listed course: LING 502
Poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, civilization, language, linguistics. Unique opportunities will be announced by title. May be repeated.
Graduate students fulfill their foreign-language reading requirement with successful completion of the course. Undergraduates may take the course as an elective only. Grades S/U for graduates and undergraduates.
Development of the French language from its origins to 1600.
Cross-listed course: LING 732
Modern French films in their cultural context beginning with the cinema of the Tradition of Quality and the Nouvelle Vague of the late 1950s.
Literatures in French from Africa and the New World.
Introduction to the literature and culture of French-speaking Canada and specifically of Quebec. A survey of influential works will be discussed in relation to their historical and cultural background.
French literature from 842 to 1500.
Extensive readings and study in the prose, poetry, and drama of 16th-century literature.
Topics will be indentified by title in the schedule of classes. Each topic may be taken only once.
Basic principles of foreign language teaching in college combined with practical demonstrations. Note: Required of all graduate assistants. This course will not count toward the 30-hour M.A. or M.A.T. degree.
Supervised direction of foreign language teaching in college. Required of all graduate assistants who are teaching. This course will not count toward the 30-hour M.A. or M.A.T. degree.
May be repeated with approval of advisor.
Directed research and reading in subjects to be individually assigned. Prior written approval of professor required. May be repeated once for credit.