Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Introduction to research in linguistics and end-of-cycle project
Duration :
30h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :
Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Marie-Guy Boutier
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
This seminar allows students to get more familiar with research in linguistics. Recently issued papers, as well as must-read books sections are chosen each year for their methodological value. Every students read the entire selection. Each text is then studied by a small group students who introduce it to the others with a presentation.
Then, each student writes an individual extension of the collective work. Mandatory reading: R. Martin, Comprendre la linguistique, Paris, PUF, 2002 (2005).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
At the end, student will have shown that he understood all the texts of the seminar and that he is able to analyse scientific contributions.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Anterior linguistics class.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
See above
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Directed research work in group.
Recommended or required readings :
Mandatory readings : 
- R. Martin, Comprendre la linguistique, Paris, PUF, 2002 (2005).
- the collection of articles, which will be pointed out during the first class.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Work of the year, seminar; Oral examination on the anthology and on the obligatory reading.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
The course will take place on the 2nd Term.
Resumption : Tuesday 7 February 2017, at 2PM, classroom A2/5/11.
Contacts :
  • Professor

  • Student-instructor, will be later appointed