CCTR 517 Histoire Différentielle: Français (3 credits)

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Offered by: Translation (School of Continuing Studies)


Translation : Following a general introduction to the evolution of the French language from Old and Middle French through the French of the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, the main focus of this course will be on the geographical variations and recent changes in the French language as it is used today within the countries of the French-speaking world (francophonie and créolophonie). Students will analyze the cultural context of the language in a variety of texts. Sample texts will be chosen from a wide variety of regions and periods to give students practical experience in dealing with this aspect of translation. / Après une introduction générale portant sur l'évolution de la langue française (le vieux et le moyen français, le français des XVIe, XVIIe, XVIIIe et XIXe siècles), ce cours porte principalement sur les variantes géographiques et l'évolution récente du français aujourd'hui en usage dans les pays francophones (francophonie et créolophonie). L'étudiant pourra analyser le contexte culturel de la langue d'un éventail de textes. Des extraits de textes représentant un vaste éventail de régions et de périodes permettent aux étudiants de se familiariser directement avec cet aspect de la traduction.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the following program: Graduate Diploma in Translation.