History of the French language

lrom2200  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of the French language
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
22.5 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2019-2020
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
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Main themes
To specify the notion of "history of language" in relation to the notion of "historical linguistics". To set out the main events in the history of the French language. To study in detail the French language in a particular historical period.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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The aim of the course is to establish an explicit relationship between French language and historicity and to show the influence of time on language, especially from an external point of view (influence of social groups, relationship with cultural phenomena, religion, ideologies, etc.).

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
1. Methodological reflexion on the notion of "history of language" (external and internal history) and on the relationship between language and time (problems of "periodization") and between language and society.
2. Overview of the most important events in the history of French language
Teaching methods
Lectures and supervised activities
Other information
Support : selective bibliography
Bibliography
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Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [60] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General