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FRA2301 - French linguistics

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written home exam and oral exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral exam 50/100 20 minutes E
Home examination 50/100 7 days

Course content

A theoretical course where central issues in French linguistics are studied. Focus will be on studying the interaction between syntax, semantics and pragmatics.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course

  • can use precise linguistic terminology
  • are able to explain different ways of elaborating on and rephrasing French clauses (e.g. subordinate clauses, passives and nonfinite clauses)
  • are able to explain the interplay between syntax and pragmatics, e.g. the information structure of a text

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • can use precise terminology to analyze complex phrases
  • are familiar with contrasts between Norwegian and French and are able to make use of these to create complex phrases in both written and spoken French
  • can structure text using linguistic devices

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course,

  • have analytical skills
  • can adjust to various contexts of language use
  • can write basic academic texts

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions with discussion.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2 written assignments
  • 1 oral presentation

Further on evaluation

Assessment:

- Written home examination (7 days; approx. 2500 words). This exam counts for 50% of the final grade.

- Oral examination, ca. 20 minutes. This exam counts for 50% of the final grade.

Each of the exams are graded separately. Only the final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU.

Both the written exam and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade. If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

The exam must be answered in French.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFFRA202 7.5
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • French Language
  • French
  • French Linguistics
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written home exam and oral exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 50/100

Release
2022-11-30

Submission
2022-12-07


09:00


12:00

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Autumn ORD Oral exam 50/100 E
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Spring ORD Home examination 50/100 INSPERA
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Spring ORD Oral exam 50/100 E
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  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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