Module Identifier FR25020  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor David Trotter  
Semester Intended For Use In Future Years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Mutually Exclusive FR35020 You may not study FR35020 in your final year if you choose FR25020 in the second year  
Course delivery Lecture   10  
  Seminar   10  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   60%  
  Continuous assessment   2 essays, 1500-2000 words each   40%  
  Resit assessment   If no c/a: 1 x 3 hr paper If c/a: 1 x 2 hr paper    

Brief description
A study of semantics (with particular reference to French) and of the relationship between language and meaning, together with an examination of how French dictionaries deal with the representation of the semantics of French vocabulary development and use.

Reading Lists
** Reference Text
Chaurand, J.. (1997) Introduction a l'histoire du vocabulaire francais. Bordas
Holtus, G., et al. (eds). (1990) Lexikon der Romanistischen Linguistik 5/I: Le francais. Niemeyer [NLW]
Muller, B. (1987) Le francais d'aujourd'hui. Klincksieck
Ullman, S.. (1952) Precis de semantique francaise. Francke

Baldinger, K. (1957) 'Contribution a une histoire des provincialismes', Revue de Linguistique Romane, 21, pp.62-92.