La langue francaise a travers les siecles

La langue francaise a travers les siecles

by Trudie Maria Booth

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ISBN-13: 9780761857662
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Trudie Maria Booth is a lecturer in French at the University of Portland. She has been teaching French language, literature, and culture courses for more than thirty years. Her previous publications include French Phonetics, A Guide to Correct Pronunciation of French, French Prepositions, French Verbs and Idioms, and A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice.

Table of Contents

Table des Matières

Preface
Acknowledgements

Chapitre 1: De la préhistoire à l’arrivée des Romains
La famille des langues indo-européennes
L’époque préhistorique et pré-romaine
Le latin en Gaule
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 2: Les grandes invasions
Les Francs et le superstrat germanique
D’autres invasions
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 3: Le roman
La Renaissance carolingienne
Les Serments de Strasbourg
De nouvelles invasions
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 4
L’ancien français
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 5: Le moyen français
Contrôle des conaissances

Chapitre 6: Le français moderne
Le XVIIe siècle
Le XVIIIe siècle
Le XIXe siècle
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 7: Le français contemporain
Les changements de la langue parlée au XXe siècle
Contrôle des connaissances
Contrôle des connaissances
Les nouveautés du XXe siècle en langue écrite
Contrôle des connaissances
Contrôle des connaissances
Les variations régionales du français contemporain en France
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 8: Les langues régionales de France
Contrôle des connaissances

Chapitre 9: La langue française dans le monde
Contrôle des connaissances

Glossary
Answer key
Bibliography
Index


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This new book is an excellent introduction to the history of the French language from its Latin origins to the present. . . . Because of the communicative nature of the exercises that accompany each chapter, [this book] can be used in language courses, culture and civilization courses, as well as in more specialized phonetics or linguistics courses. Needless to say, this thoughtful and well-designed book is a great addition to the field of French studies. —Andrzej Dziedzic, Ph.D., professor of French at the University of Wisconsin

This book is an excellent addition to the study of the French language. The author gives brief descriptions of the historical periods in its development, including the recent abbreviations used in French text messages. It is a must for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in French and for others [who share] a passion for the language. —Lois Vines, Ph.D., professor of French and distinguished teaching professor at Ohio University

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