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FRE 274H1S
Introduction to the Linguistic Analysis of French


F. Hamlaoui


An analytical study of contemporary French phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax. This course is designed to prepare students for more advanced study of French linguistics at the 300 and 400 levels by acquainting them with the basic concepts and tools of linguistics as applied to French. Topics covered include the properties and organization of the sound system, the structure and formation of complex words, and the structure and transformation of sentences. This course is mandatory in all Specialist and Major Programs in French Linguistics.

Required text: On-line textbook (downloadable from Quercus). A list of supplemental readings is available on Blackboard and/on course reserve.

Assignments and evaluation: Take-home assignments (55%); one in-class test (25%); attendance at and participation in tutorials and quizzes (10%); overall assessment (10%).

Prerequisite: FRE272H1

The Department takes into account the quality of students' French as one of the criteria in the evaluation of assignments and examinations. A minimum of 20% of the grade will be allocated to this aspect of written assignments.





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Considérant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue Arborescences se veut un espace de réflexion sur les enjeux actuels des études françaises aussi bien en littérature, en linguistique qu’en didactique.

History of the Department

165 years of French Studies at the University of Toronto (1853-2018)


Estimant que rien de ce qui touche la langue française ne lui est étranger, la revue électronique Arborescences veut offrir un espace de réflexion sur des questions d’importance en études françaises, relevant aussi bien de la didactique que de la lit