Study programme 2018-2019Français
Etymology through Greek Roots
Programme component of Master's Degree in Translation à la Faculty of Translation and Interpretation - School of International Interpreters
CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UT-M1-TRADUC-090-MOptional UEMENOUNOU ArtemisT900 - FTI-EII - Service du Doyen
  • MENOUNOU Artemis

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français72300022.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
T-GREC-514Etymology through Greek Roots723000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Linguistic Skills - Apply linguistic knowledge to the practice of translation or interpretation.
    • Master the French language at level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • IT Skills - Be familiar with and be able to use computer tools designed for translation and any applications specific to fields of specialisation.
    • Master IT tools and be able to effectively use software designed to aid in text correction, translation, terminography, typesetting, documentation research, etc.
    • Keep up with new developments in the field of IT and use it for professional purposes or to carry out research.

Learning Outcomes of UE

-sensitization of the students to the research and the study of the true meaning of the words of Greek origin as well as their semantic, morphological and phonetic changes they have had during the centuries and throw different cultures. - acquisition of the basic vocabulary and expressions coming of Greek and being common to European languages.

Content of UE

-systematic study of the Greek origin vocabulary referring to the scientific fields (medicine, economy, politics, biology, astronomy, physics, literature, etc.) and to the art (theater, etc.). - linguistic and sociolinguistic analysis of the vocabulary coming from Greek as well as a philosophical and mythological approach of the words and expressions. - presentation of the historical context of the words and expressions if it is necessary.

Prior Experience

no one

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
T-GREC-514the teacher's notes

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
T-GREC-514"Trésors des racines grecques": Jean Bouffartigue et Anne-Marie Delrieu-éditions Bélin, Paris, 1984 "Les 500 racines grecques et latines" : Jacques Cellard-éditions Duculot, Paris-Gembloux, 1979-tome 1 "Les expressions bibliques et mythologiques du français" : Jacqueline Picoche, éditions :les usuels du Robert, Paris, 1994 "Les mythes grecs": Robert Graves, éditions Fayard, Paris, 1987 "L'univers, les dieux, les hommes": Jean Pierre Vernant, éditons Seuil, Paris, 1999 "Dictionnaire amoureux de la mythologie" -Jacques Lacarrière, éditions Plon, Paris, 2006

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
T-GREC-514"Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque-histoire des mots": Pierre Chantraine, éditions Klincksieck, Paris, 1990, 2 tomes "Le Robert: Dictionnaire étymologique du français": Jacqueline Picoche, éditions : les usuels du Robert, Paris, 1994

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 02/05/2019
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