FJ2B035 French Sociolinguistics

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. Christophe Gérard L. Cusimano (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Christophe Gérard L. Cusimano
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Mon 10:00–11:40 B2.52
There is no specific prerequsite, but students should be at least in third year of bachelor's degree.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The purpose of the course is to give an overview of methods and featured subjects in sociolinguistics.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, a student should be able to :
- identify and summarize the topics studied ;
- write an essay deepening one of the studied topics in the semester.
  • I. Norms of language
  • II. Variation
  • III. Case studies
  • HELLER, Monica. Éléments d'une sociolinguistique critique. Paris: Didier, 2002. 175 s. ISBN 2278053027. info
  • BLANCHET, Philippe. Linguistique de terrain : méthode et théorie : une approche ethno-sociolinguistique. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2002. 145 s. ISBN 2868474829. info
  • L'enquête sociolinguistique. Edited by Jeanne-Marie Barbéris - Louis-Jean Calvet - Pierre Dumont. Paris: Harmattan, 1999. 190 s. ISBN 2738476686. info
  • CALVET, Louis-Jean. La sociolinguistique. 3e éd. corr. Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1998. 127 s. ISBN 2130452515. info
  • GUMPERZ, John Joseph. Engager la conversation : introduction à la sociolinguistique interactionnelle. Translated by Michel Dartevelle - Martine Gilbert - Isaac Joseph. Paris: Les éditions de Minuit, 1989. 185 stran. ISBN 270731286X. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, group projects.
Assessment methods
Essay to be written at the end of semester.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
General note: Předmět mohou navštěvovat pouze studenti v 6. semestru, kteří neabsolvovali FJIA023. Předmět je součástí souborné a bakalářské zkoušky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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