A study of the distribution and relationships of the syntagmatic components of contemporary French; of the structure of simple and complex sentences; of the principles of coordination, subordination and expansion. A brief survey of major theories of syntax (functional, transformational, etc.).
Anne-Marie Brousseau & Yves Roberge, Syntaxe et sémantique du français (available via course website).
Assignments and evaluation:
one take home assignment (25%), 2 tests (2x25%), one reading report (15%), overall assessment (10%).
FRE 272H1 + FRE 274H1.