2017-2018 / LROM0096-1

Regional variations of French, especially in Belgium


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Marie-Guy Boutier

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Attention : no course in 2017-2018.
This course introduces the student to linguistic variation, particularly to one of the axes of this variation (diatopical), and initiates him to the methods of the linguistics of variety by studying the "regional Frenches" of France, Belgium, Switzerland and Quebec.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Cf. Evaluation

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basis notions in general linguistics and French linguistics.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

See : http://cipl82.philo.ulg.ac.be/horaires

Recommended or required readings

Recommended readings at the beginning of the course and during the year.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination is the oral presentation of a report done by the student (alone or in group)

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks

Attention: this course is given during even years.


Professor: Marie-Guy Boutier