Sociolinguistics Approaches of plurilingualism

Course Information
TitleΚοινωνιογλωσσολογικές προσεγγίσεις της πολυγλωσσίας / Sociolinguistics Approaches of plurilingualism
Title in FrenchApproches sociolinguistiques du plurilinguisme
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006483

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Familiarization with basic concepts of plurilingualism. Realization of research on plurilingual issues.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The class aims at the theoretical and practical approach of basic sociolinguistic concepts: - Unilingualism – Plurilingualism/Pluriculturalism - Typology of plurilingual and pluricultural situations - Language contact phenomena - Sociolinguistics aspects of immigration - Approaches of bilingualism - Bilingual communication and bilingual competence - Language representations - French as a second language
language contact, plurilingualism, bilingualism, plurilingualism and immigration
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261.0
Reading Assigment80.3
Written assigments783.1
Student Assessment
Students assessment is based on their participation in the class and on written and oral tests during the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Gajo, L., Matthey, M., Moore, D. et Serra, C. (2004). Un parcours au contact des langues, Paris, LAL, Crédif, Didier. Moore, D. (2006). Plurilinguismes et école, Paris, LAL, Crédif, Didier.
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