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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
RANSAV4 Sociolinguistics 5 ECTS
Organised by
French Language

Learning outcomes

To become familiar with the basic issues of sociolinguistics and to see them from the point of view of French-language linguistic reality. N.B. A successful completion of this course is a prerequisite for attending SY1 Language and society in the advanced studies.


Geographical and social variations of French, linguistic-political issues, the position of minority languages in France and the position of French in other European countries.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Series of lectures or seminar-like intensive course. Written exam and/or final project. Possibility for book exam.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Evaluation by final examination and/or project.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
2. year spring
3. year autumn
3. year spring

Study materials

H. Boyer, Sociolinguistique; M.-L. Moreau (ed.), Sociolinguistique: les concepts de base; Fr. Gadet, Le français ordinaire.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Optional studies (French Language)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies