FREN 443. French Inside Out. 3 Hours H/W.

This course provides an introduction to the structure of modern French and the various subfields of French linguistics. Topics will include major aspects of phonetics/phonology (the sounds/sound system), morphology (word formation), syntax (sentence structure), semantics, pragmatics (language use) and sociolinguistic variation (social, stylistic, geographical), as well as language attitudes and policies in France and other Francophone regions. Students will be introduced to different theoretical approaches to the study of French linguistics and will work on linguistic analyses of first- and second-language data. Taught in French and no prior study of linguistics is necessary to take this course. Prerequisite: FREN 301. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts in French, Francophone and Italian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/french-italian/ba/

...FREN 440 Studies in French Culture: _____ FREN 441 The Story of French FREN 443...

Minor in Linguistics

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/linguistics/minor/

...or FREN 310 French Phonetics or FREN 441 The Story of French or FREN 443...