6 ECTS credits
150 h study time

Offer 2 with catalog number 1020961AER for all students in the 1st semester at a (A) Bachelor - preliminary level.

Semester
1st semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Possible
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Yes
Enrollment Requirements
Students must have taken ‘Grammaire et linguistique du français: introduction’, before they can enroll in this course. If you are enrolled in a preparatory programme you can register this course without restrictions.
Taught in
French
Faculty
Faculty of Languages & Humanities
Department
Linguistics and Literary Studies
Educational team
Dan Van Raemdonck (course titular)
Activities and contact hours
26 contact hours Lecture
26 contact hours Seminar, Exercises or Practicals
90 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
Course Content

The purpose of the course is to give a scientific and critical description of a number of linguistics aspects of Modern French.
The course deals with the different aspects of morpho-syntax of Modern French.
The students will acquire the essential notions to study a living language (words, group of words, sentence, the diverse grammatical categories etc.).
The course aims also at the bringing out of the errors of the traditional grammars.

Content. A. Lectures a) in-depth description of the morpho-syntactic functioning of modern French; b) presentation of the linguistic concepts essential to the grammatical analysis of French; Through the study of various points, the deficiencies of the traditional grammars will be highlichted. B. Exercises Grammatical analysis exercises: word classes, functions and types of propositions.

Course material
Handbook (Recommended) : Le bon usage, GREVISSE M. & GOOSSE A., 16de, De Boeck, 9782807300699, 2016
Handbook (Recommended) : 100 fiches pour comprendre les notions de grammaire, SIOUFFI G. & VAN RAEMDONCK D., 3de, Bréal, 9782749537818, 2017
Handbook (Recommended) : Le sens grammatical., Référentiel à l'usage des enseignants., VAN RAEMDONCK D., Avec M. Detaille et L. Meinertzhagen, 2de, PIE Peter Lang, 9782807600089, 2015
Additional info
Learning Outcomes

General competencies

The students must be able to
     a) consult and interpret the descriptive grammars of Contemporary Modern French;
     b) analyze and explain a grammatical item independently;
     c) to analyze the sentence at the level of functions and word classes;
     d) to have a critical attitude towards grammatical terminology and the standard of 'bon usage'

Grading

The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Written Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Schriftelijk examen with a relative weight of 50 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

Additional info regarding evaluation

 None

Allowed unsatisfactory mark
The supplementary Teaching and Examination Regulations of your faculty stipulate whether an allowed unsatisfactory mark for this programme unit is permitted.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: German-French (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: French-Italian (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: French-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-English (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-French (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-Italian (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Dutch-German (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Spanish-Italian (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: Italian-German (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: German-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: English-German (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: English-French (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: English-Italian (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and Literary Studies: English-Spanish (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Nederlands-Frans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Frans-Engels (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Frans-Duits (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Applied Language Studies: Frans-Spaans (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: Dutch-French
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: English-French
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: German-French
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: French-Italian
Bachelor of Linguistics and LiteraryStudies: French-Spanish
Bridging Programme Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies: Default track (only offered in Dutch)
Bridging Programme Master of Teaching in Languages: Standaard traject (only offered in Dutch)
Preparatory Programme Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies: one language - TTK (only offered in Dutch)
Preparatory Programme Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies: one language (only offered in Dutch)
Preparatory Programme Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies: one language - after third lng (only offered in Dutch)