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

Spring 2010

FR 372 • Comparative Stylistics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36700 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
BEN 1.106

Course Description

A comparative study of French and English grammar and usage. French grammatical and idiomatic patterns will be analyzed and practiced through translation, mostly from English to French. Various registers of language will be dealt with.

Grading Policy

3 tests in class:
exam 1: 25%
exam 2: 25%
exam 3: 25%

Homework assignments and class participation: 25%

Final Exam: No


R.E. Batchelor & M.H. Offord (2000), Using French. A guide to contemporary French usage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Geneviêve (1984), Merde! New York: Atheneum
A reading packet


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