Study Programmes 2017-2018
French Grammar
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5
Lecturer :
Nicolas Mazziotta
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
The course systematically presents traditional concepts of grammatical analysis and apply them to the French language.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
At the end of the course, students will have the following abilities:
  • ability to analyse any French sentence using traditional grammatical analysis;
  • knowledge and mastery of the main grammar books describing French;
  • mastery of the grammatical spelling rules of French;
  • knowledge of the main oddities and exceptions in French.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Very good proficiency in French language.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Magistral teaching and discussions. 
Analysed are in the syllabus of LROM0063-1 Initiation à l'analyse textuelle (domaine français).
A tutor will help the students to prepare the discussions.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Teaching in the Q1. First meeting on 4th Oct. 2017, 1PM-3PM, room Kurth.
Recommended or required readings :


  • Grevisse, Maurice/Goosse, André. 1995. Nouvelle grammaire française. Bruxelles: De boeck/Duculot.
  • Grevisse, Maurice. 2010. Exercices de grammaire française. Bruxelles: De boeck/Duculot.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written examination.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Teacher:Nicolas Mazziotta Phone: 04 366 53 82 Email: