FREN 385: Introduction to French Linguistics
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Introduction to the linguistic analysis of the French language, including its sound system (phonetics, phonology), its rules of word formation (morphology) and sentence structure (syntax), its system of word meaning (semantics), its history and origin (historical linguistics), and its variation as a function of social and regional factors (sociolinguistics). Includes discussion of theoretical issues and cross-linguistic comparisons involving French. Limited to three attempts.