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
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006483

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
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
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students in this course will be able to - understand the theoretical axes of plurilingualism and plurilingual education - to address the particularities of methodological approaches in the field of plurilingual education and pluralistic approaches of the Council of Europe - link theory to practice through the production of plural activities - become familiar with the development of teaching modules in line with the pluralistic approaches and the Council of Europe's Framework of Reference for pluralistic approaches - put in place adequate tools to develop and analyze plurilingual communicative repertoire and plurilingual competence.
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 - Pluralistic Approaches and Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches (FREPA) of the Council of Europe - Plurilingual communicative repertoire and plurilingual communicative competence - Language representations of plurilingualism - French as a second language
language contact, plurilingualism, bilingualism, plurilingualism and immigration
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Course Organization
Laboratory Work261.0
Reading Assigment80.3
Written assigments783.1
Student Assessment
Students will be assessed through written and oral assignments during the semester and micro-research at the end of 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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