History of the French language /Storia della lingua francese 2 (2015/2016)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S002983
Name of lecturers
Jean Louis Humbley, Giovanni Luca Tallarico
Coordinator
Jean Louis Humbley
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/04 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION – FRENCH
Language of instruction
French
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is for the students to acquire the methodology necessary to achieve a diachronic study of French through the analysis of historical dictionaries and encyclopaedias on various supports.

Syllabus

Goals of the History of the French language course


- understand, analyse, interpret historical French dictionaries

- account for the emergence of scientific and technical French

- understand the linguistic issues at stake in the dictionaries analysed

- understand the social issues at stake in the dictionaries analysed


Requirements

- Individual work

o Read
Zanola (2014)
Pruvost (2006)
Documents present on the platform

- Classwork

o Present the article droit from Furetière’s dictionary
o Present art, artist, artisan from 17th and 18th French dictionaries
o Present an article from the Encyclopédie


Required reading

- Zanola, Maria Teresa (2014), Arts et métiers au XVIIIè siècle. Etudes de terminologie diachronique, Préface d’Alain Rey, postface de Bénédicte Madinier, Paris, L’Harmattan.

- Pruvost, Jean (2006), Les dictionnaires français, outils d’une langue et d’une culture, Paris, Éditions Ophrys. Collection : L'Essentiel français.

NB: documents necessary for study will be made available on http://elearning.univr.it.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exams in French.

Continuous assessment only for students present at the lectures.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016