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Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct, ... Wed 15 Mar 2023
15:30 - 17:00

Venue: Language Centre, Teaching Room 1

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: French Basic for Academic Purposes (LAP)
Beginners

Wed 19 Oct, Wed 26 Oct, ... Wed 15 Mar 2023

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 Wed 19 Oct 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
2 Wed 26 Oct 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
3 Wed 2 Nov 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
4 Wed 9 Nov 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
5 Wed 16 Nov 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
6 Wed 23 Nov 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
7 Wed 30 Nov 2022   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
8 Wed 25 Jan   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
9 Wed 1 Feb   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
10 Wed 8 Feb   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
11 Wed 15 Feb   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
12 Wed 22 Feb   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
13 Wed 1 Mar   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
14 Wed 8 Mar   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map Jackie Bow
15 Wed 15 Mar   15:30 - 17:00 15:30 - 17:00 Language Centre, Teaching Room 1 map 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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