History of the French language /Storia della lingua francese 2 (2021/2022)

Course code
4S002983
Credits
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/04 - LINGUA E TRADUZIONE - LINGUA FRANCESE

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, the students will be able to - master the methodology enabling them to study the French language diachronically starting from historical documents such as dictionaries and encyclopaedias, accessible in various formats; - master knowledge on the history of publishing and press in French and its relationship with the history of the language, for instance: the evolution of official standard for spelling, the role of institutional dictionaries in establishing the standard, lexical innovations coming from press and journalism.