French Society, Culture and Literature I

French Society, Culture and Literature I

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 6

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Gacoin Marks Florence Lucienne, doc. dr. Vaupot Sonia

Content

The course is divided into two units:
a) French Society and Culture
b) French Literature

French society and culture:
Students learn about intercultural differences and similarities. Discussing themes and problems of modern French society and culture: traditions, education; an overview of geography; religion; media; history of French; arts. Students are made aware of frequent translation problems, especially culture-specific terms.

French literature:
An overview of French literature from its beginnings until the 19th century. Students learn about the literary and historical categories of French literature and are able to place it within the context of European literature. They learn about the basic periods in French literature, as well as literary movements, authors, and their works.