The overall theme of this course is language and cultural differences. The course aims to introduce the students to an intercultural approach. The student is trained to identify typical cultural differences in language between French and Swedish and he/she has the opportunity to improve communication skills in French. The course is a combination of more theoretically oriented lectures and practical exercises.
A selection of intercultural approaches forms the theoretical basis for discussions on issues relating to contemporary France and the French-speaking world, especially regarding cultural expressions, stereotypes and norms.