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Tue 20 Oct, Tue 27 Oct, ... Tue 16 Mar 2021
13:00 - 14:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: French Basic for Academic Purposes (LAP)
Beginners

Tue 20 Oct, Tue 27 Oct, ... Tue 16 Mar 2021

Description

Using close reading and translation of academic texts from their particular discipline, this weekly class is intended to help research students in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences to develop their skills in reading French documents that they have come across or may meet in their research.

The course aims to develop strategies for reading longer texts faster through close analysis, grammatical and stylistic commentary, and translation. For example, literary texts with differing editions, stories with two or more translations into English that need to be compared and evaluated, poems of challenging originality or range of allusion.

Classes will be conducted in English, but there will be many opportunities to use French and practise reading aloud.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • Graduate students within the School of Arts & Humanities and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 20 Oct 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
2 Tue 27 Oct 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
3 Tue 3 Nov 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
4 Tue 10 Nov 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
5 Tue 17 Nov 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
6 Tue 24 Nov 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
7 Tue 1 Dec 2020   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
8 Tue 26 Jan   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
9 Tue 2 Feb   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
10 Tue 9 Feb   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
11 Tue 16 Feb   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
12 Tue 23 Feb   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
13 Tue 2 Mar   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
14 Tue 9 Mar   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
15 Tue 16 Mar   13:00 - 14:30 13:00 - 14:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
Aims

Develop strategies for reading longer texts faster through close analysis, grammatical, stylistic commentary, and translation.

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Languages for Academic Purposes

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