Course GFR2AU

French III: History of the French Language

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2021

On completion of the course, students shall be able to:

  • discuss the main features of the development of the French language from a historical and cultural perspective
  • discuss the features and characteristics of today‘s French
  • distinguish and describe different features in the development of the French language based on texts from different eras
  • demonstrate a good linguistic competence in French both in writing and orally
  • reflect on different genres and trends in medieval and renaissance literature
  • analyse a selection of novels, plays and poems from the Middle Ages to the end of the 17th century.
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2021 - wk22, 2021
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
French, can be given in Swedish
C: Course only offered as part of course package.
Entry Qualifications:
  • French: Written Proficiency II, 7.5 credits, French Literature II: Up to 1900, 7.5 credits, French: Culture and Society II, 7.5 credits and French II: Introduction to Linguistics and Academic Writing, 7.5 credits on First cycle, or equivalent knowledge
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Included in course package:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
7 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) 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:
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