Number of credits
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
This course contains two parts :
(1) the first is dedicated to the fondations of lexicology (part of the linguistics which study the "words");
(2) the second is dedicated to the bases of lexicography (practical activity which describe "words" in dictionnaries).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
At the end, the student will show that he uses with precision the basis notions of lexicology and that he can define them. He will also show that he can understand and analyse the structure of a dictionnary.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Anterior linguistics classes provide useful notions for this master course.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
There is no practical work, but reading will be suggested, as well as issues aiming for an active reflection.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Recommended or required readings
Plan of the two parts of the course.
Recommended readings during the year and commented in a participative way.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination in january. Time to prepare the answers.
At the request of the students, the classical interrogation can be replaced / completed by a personal work (on one of the readings proposed).
Marie-Guy BOUTIER, professor