FRE 486H1F

Special Topics in French Linguistics: Linguistic Inferences


L. Tieu


This course examines the phenomenon of linguistic inferences. Students will be introduced to a variety of inferential phenomena: how they are formally analyzed in linguistic theories, and how experimental data can inform these theories. Students will develop their ability to critically read published research studies, and learn how to design experimental studies to investigate inferential phenomena. 

Required text:

Will be made available online 

Assignments and evaluation:

Assignments (50%), final project (30%), final presentation (10%), overall assessment (10%).


FRE386H1 or with permission of instructor