Varieties of French 2 (2015/2016)

Course code
4S002975
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
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.
Web page
http://www.dlls.univr.it/?ent=persona&id=23169&lang=it

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to acquaint students with various languages for special purposes (LSPs) and equip them to analyse them thoroughly. The LSPs chosen for study are those of commerce and tourism.

Syllabus

Learning goals

Acquiring competence in Language for Special Purposes (LSP)
- account for differing points of view on LSP
- understand the role of terminology, including terminology management
- master the principles of specialized translation

Skills to be acquired
- carry out documentary research
- design a term bank
- add records to a term base
- translate specialized texts into French

The field to be worked on is tourism.


Requirements

- read the documents supplied (see below under Bibliography)
- produce two translations
- present the results of documentary research
- produce terminology records

Bibliography

• Bedard, Jean,X. Darras, et. al. (2009), La rédaction de définitions terminologiques, Montréal, Office québécois de la langue française.
http://www.olf.gouv.qc.ca/ressources/bibliotheque/depliants/redaction_def_terminologiques_2009.pdf

• Cabré, Maria Teresa (2008), « Constituer un corpus de textes de spécialité », Cahiers du CIEL, Université Paris-Diderot.
http://www.eila.univ-paris-diderot.fr/_media/recherche/clillac/ciel/cahiers/2007-2008/04-cabre.pdf?id=recherche:clillac:ciel:cahiers:2007-2008

• ISO 704 (2001), Travail terminologique, principes et méthodes, Paris, AFNOR

• ISO 1087-1 (2001), Travaux terminologiques, vocabulaire, partie 1 : Théorie et applications, Paris, AFNOR.

• Juilliard, Claudie (2008), Introduction à la terminology, Université Paris-Diderot (document provided)

• Lerat, Pierre (1994), La pratique terminologique dans le domaine du droit. Cahier 7 Langue et travail

• Petit, Michel (2006) « Les descripteurs du Cadre : quelle conception de la langue de spécialité ? »
http://www.langues-vivantes.u-bordeaux2.fr/frsa/pagesperso/michelpetit/pdf/06BxCadreDescr2.pdf

NB: Documents needed for coursework 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