The course aims to provide students with a theoretical and practical knowledge of textual simplification. Students will acquire the main methods and tools for adapting and rewriting texts according to linguistic accessibility criteria, as well as critical autonomy for analysing intralinguistic translations.
Knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the course, students will be familiar with the main theoretical and practical issues in the scientific field of textual simplification. Students will also consolidate their French language skills at level C1++ of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Applying knowledge and understanding:
Students will be able to apply the knowledge acquired to analyse a wide variety of authentic texts in French (informative, literary, procedural texts). Students will be able to identify the simplification methods present in adapted texts and apply the most appropriate simplification techniques to produce texts in a language that is easy to read and understand according to the specific needs of the reader.
Students are able to rework the content learnt in the course, develop independent critical thinking on case studies and motivate their own simplification strategies.
Students are able to explain the content and present the concepts learned with appropriate language and a C1++ level of French both in writing and orally.
Students have acquired the methodological tools to further their studies in the field of French linguistic, linguistic simplification, Easy-to-Read Language.