Hugues Peters

Senior Lecturer (French)
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Peters is Senior Lecturer in French studies and convenor of the European Languages and Cultures unit in the School of Humanities and Languages at UNSW, Sydney. He received his Master in Romance Philology from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and his PhD in French linguistics from the Pennsylvania State University. Before his arrival at UNSW, Sydney, in 2005, he taught for 8 years in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and held research positions at the University of Brussels Phonetic Institute and in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Geneva. His research interests include pedagogical approaches to the grammar of French (in collaboration with C. Laenzlinger, University of Geneva), the syntax of French, the teaching of French, and second language acquisition of French.

Some representative publications:

On pedagogical approaches to the grammar of French:

  • Laenzlinger C; Peters H, 2016, Des savoirs linguistiques aux savoirs scolaires. L'accès à la grammaire par le lexique, Editions Lambert-Lucas, Limoges, France.
  • Laenzlinger C; Peters H; Moeschler J, 2012, Didactique du lexique et enseignement de la grammaire, in Kamber A, Skupien-Dekens C (eds.) Recherches récentes en FLE (pp. 147-173. Peter Lang (Series: Mehrsprachigkeit in Europa/Multilingualism in Europe - Volume 6), Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien.

On second language acquisition of French:

  • Peters H, 2019, 'Asymmetric self-repair in gender attribution', in Degand L; Gilquin G; Meurant L; Simon AC (eds.), Fluency and Disfluency across Languages and Language Varieties, edn. Corpora and Language in Use, Presses universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, pp. 261 - 281.
  • Peters H, 2017, 'Comportements d'autocorrection et d'hésitation manifestés par les apprenants de FLE au cours de conversations orales spontanées', Bulletin VALS-ASLA, No Spécial, Tome 2, pp. 133 - 145.
  • Peters H, 2017, The UWI French L2 Corpus. SLA-Bank Talkbank doi:10.21415/T5G975.

On the syntax of French:

  • Péters H, 2014, 'The morpho-syntactic status of ne and its effect on the syntax of imperative sentences', Journal of French Language Studies, vol. 24, pp. 49 - 81.

On teaching French:

  • Peters H, 2018, 'Parcours d'enseignement de l'argumentation par le pastiche', In Online proceedings of the 2018 FATFA/NAFT conference, The university of Sydney, Sydney, pdf. presented at the Congrès de la Fédération des Associations de Professeurs de Français en Australie/New South Wales Association of French Teachers, Sydney, 27 September 2018 - 30 September 2018.
  • Peters H; Tabensky A, 2011, 'Comment faire entrer le monde francophone dans la salle de classe', In Meunier J; Atherton B; Grauby F; Royer M (eds.), Le français et la diversité francophone en Asie-Pacifique. Actes du 2ème Congrès de la CAP - FIPF Sydney 2010 (pp. 231 - 241), Gerflint, Sydney.

Older articles on French poetry:

  • Peters H, 1997, 'De part en part, mordent les vers des maladies. Analyse métrique d'un poème de Verhaeren', Études Francophones, 12(2), 113-126.
  • Peters H, 1992, Comparaison entre Bruges-la-Morte et Les Gommes. Écritures de la Modernité', Présence Francophone, 41, 74-96.

Publications

Books
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Peters H; Laenzlinger C, 2016, Des savoirs linguistiques aux savoirs scolaires. L'accès à la grammaire par le lexique., Editions Lambert-Lucas, Limoges, France
2016
Book Chapters
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Peters H, 2019, 'Asymmetric self-repair in gender attribution', in Degand L; Gilquin G; Meurant L; Simon AC (ed.), , Presses universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, pp. 261 - 281
2019
Peters H, 2014, 'Etude sur la complémentation infinitive des verbes de déplacement sur la base d'un corpus de productions orales d'apprenants jamaicains de FLE et suggestions pédagogiques', in de Serres L; Ghillebaert F; Mather P-A; Bosch A (ed.), Aspects culturels, linguistiques et didactiques de l'enseignement-apprentissage du français à un public non-francophone, Association Internationale des Etudes Québécoises, Québec (Québec), pp. 62 - 84
2014
Laenzlinger C; Peters H; Moeschler J, 2012, 'Didactique du lexique et enseignement de la grammaire.', in Kamber A; Skupien-Dekens C (ed.), Recherches récentes en FLE, edn. Original, Peter Lang (Series: Mehrsprachigkeit in Europa/Multilingualism in Europe - Volume 6), Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, pp. 147 - 173, http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=65413&cid=5
2012
Cevaer F; Peters H, 2005, 'Stratégie de politique éducative pour une meilleure intégration régionale: Evaluation du nouvel examen de français des pays anglophones de la Caraibe: le CAPE', in Lerat C (ed.), Caribbean world: challenges and dynamic, Presses de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme d'Aquitaine, Pessac, France, pp. 227 - 240
2005
Peters H; Barnaby L, 2003, 'Teaching a reading course in French as a foreign language requirement', in Bastick T; Ezenne A (ed.), Researching Change in Caribbean Education: Curriculum, Teaching and Administration, edn. Original, University of the West Indies Press, Kingston, Jamaica, pp. 195 - 216
2003
Conference Papers
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Peters H, 2017, 'Morphosyntactic regularities in retracing phenomena in the speech of second language learners of French', in Degand L (ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference "Fluency & Disfluency Across Languages and Language Varieties", Université Catholique de Louvain, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, pp. 86 - 88, presented at Fluency & Disfluency Across Languages and Language Varieties, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 15 February 2017 - 17 February 2017, http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/195807
2017
Peters H, 2012, 'Non-finite complementation in French L2: a learner corpus approach', in Ponsonnet M; Dao L; Bowler M (eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Australian Linguistic Society Conference 2011, Australian National University, Canberra ACT, 2 - 4 December 2011, Research Repository https://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au, Canberra, ACT, pp. 315 - 350, presented at the Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistics Society, ANU Canberra, 02 December 2011 - 04 December 2011, http://hdl.handle.net/1885/9420
2012
Tabensky A; Peters H, 2011, 'Comment faire entrer le monde francophone dans la salle de classe: Skype', in Meunier J; Atherton B; Grauby F; Royer M (eds.), Le français et la diversité francophone en Asie-Pacifique. Actes du 2ème Congrès de la CAP - FIPF Sydney 2010, Gerflint, Sydney, pp. 231 - 241, presented at Congrès de la Commission Asie Pacifique Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français, Sydney, 02 December 2010 - 05 December 2010, http://fipf.org/sites/fipf.org/files/livre__pacifique__final.pdf
2011
Peters H, 2006, 'The acquisition of negative construals by Jamaican learners of French: a pedagogical orientation', in Proceedings of the International Conference: Research on 2nd and foreign language acquisition and teaching, Groupe "Langues en contacts et appropriations", DILTEC, Paris-Sorbonne, Sept 6-8, 2006, Research on 2nd and foreign language acquisition and teaching, Paris III Sorbonne, France, presented at Research on 2nd and foreign language acquisition and teaching, Paris III Sorbonne, France, 06 September 2006 - 08 September 2006
2006
Peters H, 2005, 'The syntax of negation in a corpus of oral productions of Jamaican learners of French L2 at the undergraduate level', in Konig F, Gaies S, Gao Y, Li F & Tang D. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2004 International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching, Beijing-Shanghai, The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, pp. 558 - 568, presented at the 6th International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching, Beijing, China, 07 August 2004 - 15 August 2004
2005
Journal articles
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Peters H, 2019, 'Boucher Paul, A Linguistic Handbook of French for Translators and Language Students. Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins, 2018, xiv 297 pp. 978 90 272 0061 7 (relié) / 978 90 272 0062 4 (broché) / 978 90 272 6418 3 (eBook).', Journal of French Language Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959269519000164
2019
Peters H, 2017, 'Comportements d'autocorrection et d'hésitation manifestés par les apprenants de FLE au cours de conversations orales spontanées', Bulletin VALS-ASLA, vol. No Spécial, Tome 2, pp. 133 - 145, http://doc.rero.ch/record/288612
2017
Péters H, 2014, 'The morpho-syntactic status of ne and its effect on the syntax of imperative sentences', Journal of French Language Studies, vol. 24, pp. 49 - 81, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0959269513000343
2014
Peters H; Stewart M, 2009, 'The syntax of determination in a corpus of oral productions of Jamaican learners of French: word order and agreement patterns in nominal phrases', The International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 7, pp. 51 - 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v07i09/42735
2009
Peters H, 2009, 'Lexical features in oral interlanguage: the acquisition of multifunctional words by adult Jamaican learners of French', The International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 7, pp. 97 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.18848/1447-9508/CGP/v07i06/42706
2009
Peters H, 2009, 'Développement d'un corpus oral d'apprenants: apport à la didactique du français langue étrangère dans les Caraibes anglophones', University of Porto Rico Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 2, pp. 21 - 32, http://linguistica.uprrp.edu/
2009
Laenzlinger C; Peters H, 2009, 'LexiGrammaIRE – Lexique, grammaire, interprétation: ressources linguistiques pour l'enseignement du français', Nouveaux Cahiers de Linguistique Française, vol. 29, pp. 41 - 82, http://clf.unige.ch/num.php?numero=29
2009
Peters H, 2006, 'Development of a Longitudinal Oral Interlanguage Corpus of Jamaican Learners of French', Caribbean Journal of Education, vol. 27, pp. 201 - 222
2006
Other
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Peters H, 2017, The UWI French L2 Corpus, http://dx.doi.org/10.21415/T5G975
2017