- main pronunciation problems of present day standard French;
- phonetic and phonological systems of various languages (Spanish, Arabic, Italian, English, German, Vietnamese etc.);
- difficulties experienced by non-Francophones in acquiring French;
- hypotheses for solutions., using corrective methods.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of the course, the future teachers of French as a foreign language will be able to understand the phonetic and phonological difficulties experienced by non-Ffrancophones in acquiring the phonetic system of present- day sStandard French, and to suggest solutions for these difficulties.
A first theoretical part will deal with the the phonological system of French and other languages from the point of view of acoustic and articulatory phonetics. Different corrective methods will also be introduced.
In the next part, students are required to collect and analyse recordings of non-Francophone speakers from different countries. They will also devise a programme with the aim of finding a solution for the difficulties which have emerged.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course includes lectures and presentations prepared by the students.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Written examination (half of the final mark).
Presentations given in class during the course (half of the final mark providing the written examination is satisfactory).
A bibliographical list is available on the course website.
- Les supports de cours se trouvent à la page https://ucline.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=29
- The course materials can be found at https://ucline.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=29