Theuniversity course- Historyof the French language-we have to offerstudentssection ofFrenchLanguage and Literatureis constituted asanintroductory manualdedicated to thoseand thoseinterested inthe formationand evolutionof the French languagefrom its appearanceuntil thecontemporary period.In this course, historical events andlinguistic eventswere treatedtogetherbecausewe wanted toprovideour students witha moreextensive andmore complexwhich isthe evolution of Frenchover the centuries. The courseis divided intotwelveunits, corresponding to major stagesof the French language. Heproposes todefine the statusof French inthe Romance languages, to present the varietiesof Frenchthrough the agesand educatestudentson the birth ofastandardized languageand contemporary, the synchronic and diachronicdimensionof thestudy of Frenchas well asthe terminology used,the links betweenthe political,cultural, social and religious of France. Throughthe courseof Historyof the French languageis proposedalsoan openingon Franceand itslinguistic dimension, history and culturein full andconstantevolution.
Histoire de la langue francaise: Cours universitaire