Courses: French

FRENCH (FR)

Course descriptions from the 2017-2018 Catalog.

FR 101 Elementary French I (4)


Basic structure of the French language emphasizing listening and reading comprehension and spoken and written expression. Through practice in and outside of class, students learn to use the basic structures of French.


Rec Prep: ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better or equivalent


FR 102 Elementary French II (4)


Continuation of FR 101. Basic structure of the French language with continued emphasis on listening and reading comprehension and spoken and written expression. Through practice in and outside of class, students learn to use the basic structures of French.


Prerequisites: FR 101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor


Rec Prep: ENG 22 or ENG 24 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor


FR 201 Intermediate French I (3)


Continuation of FR 102. Students will hone basic language skills acquired in FR 101-102 through reading, conversation, oral presentations, writing, listening, watching movie excerpts and making their own short videos. Through these activities, students will gradually develop confidence and fluency in written and oral expression. Cultural presentations will enhance knowledge and appreciation of the French language and the Francophone world. To this end special attention will be given to French Speaking Oceania, in particular Tahiti and New Caledonia.


Prerequisites: FR 102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor


Rec Prep: ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent


FR 202 Intermediate French II (3)


Continuation of FR 201. Students will hone basic language skills acquired previously through reading, conversation, oral presentations, writing, listening, watching movie excerpts and making their own short videos. Through these activities, students will gradually develop confidence and fluency in written and oral expression. Cultural presentations will enhance knowledge and appreciation of the French language and the Francophone world. To this end special attention will be given to French Speaking Oceania, in particular Tahiti and New Caledonia.


Prerequisites: FR 201 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor


Rec Prep: ENG 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, or consent of instructor