FR 372 • Comparative Stylistics
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
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.
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