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David Birdsong, Chair 201 W 21ST STREET STOP B7600, HRH 2.114A, AUSTIN, TX 78712 • 512-471-5531

Spring 2008

FR 372 • Comparative Stylistics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
37040 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Course Description

An advanced study of French grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on registers, faux amis, homonyms, synonyms, paronyms, prepositions and other instances where English language pattern can easily provoke errors in French. Exercises in translation and composition.

Grading Policy

3 tests in class (25% each); Homework assignments and class participation: 25%; Final Exam: No.


Batchelor, R.E. & Offord, M.H., Using French. A guide to contemporary French usage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN-13: 9780521645935 | ISBN-10: 052164593X
A reading packet


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