A general introduction to the structure of French language, from a linguistic perspective. Students will become acquainted with the various components of the language (sound, meaning, word formation, sentence structure) through detailed description and basic analysis of Canadian and European varieties of French. Students will also be introduced to the study of French in the context of bilingualism (second language acquisition, sociolinguistics). This course is mandatory in all specialist and major programs.
FSL221Y1 or, upon first FRE/FSL enrolment, equivalent as determined by the French Placement Test