Course AFR2A8

French IV: Spoken French; syntax, phonetics and perception

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

The overall objective with the course is that students develop a deeper knowledge of spoken French, and its variants in terms of pronunciation, syntax and vocabulary. The course also aims for students to develop knowledge of the ability of Swedish students of French to understand spoken French.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • describe and analyse modern spoken French language and its variants
  • analyse and discuss syntax, phonetics and phonology of spoken French
  • analyse various genres of spoken French
  • describe the most common problems that Swedish learners of French have in the perception of spoken French and to describe and explain why these problems occur.
Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 3, 2025
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications :
  • 90 credits in the main field of study of French including 30 credits in French III
Selection :
Higher education credits (30-285 credits)
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
6 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than two years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 2 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn/Canvas) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Open for late application
Literature List

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Monika Stridfeldt