FRIT-F 578: Contrastive Study of French and English

This course focuses on aspects of grammar and pragmatics where French and English make use of different constructions (e.g., phrasal verbs, the expression of verbal aspect, achieving emphasis, etc.).

Its objectives are:
-to identify areas of grammar in which the two languages differ
-to explore why these differences exist and what they mean
-to distinguish differences that are imposed by the grammar of each language from those that serve as stylistic resources
-to become better writers of French or English (or both) as a result of better understanding the structure of each language.

This is a hybrid online synchronous course that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4:15 pm Central / 4-5:15 PM Eastern. Due to the hybrid nature of the course, additional participants will meet in-person and Teach Dual Credit Indiana participants will join virtually.

Term: This is a Full Semester course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Winter/Spring I and Winter/Spring II.

Prerequisite(s): French fluency, qualified to teach content area

Indiana University

Semester: Winter/Spring 2023 – Full Semester

Instructor: Professor Kevin Rottet

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 1/9/23 – 5/5/23
Course meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4:15 pm Central / 4-5:15 pm Eastern

Format: Hybrid Online Synchronous

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Master’s Completion Pathway: Yes

Contact professor for syllabus

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