2019-2020 School Year
French 1 4.0
Introduces students to the French language and to the cultures of French-speaking countries. The course is designed for students who have no or limited knowledge of French. Instruction will be based on the communicative approach with activities designed to develop speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. The purpose of the course is to teach students the fundamental skills of the French language within the context of contemporary Francophone cultures....
French 2 4.0
Continues the introduction begun in FRE1120 of students to the French language and culture of French-speaking countries. French 2 is designed for students who have had an introduction to French but have not completed their language requirement or who want to increase their French proficiency. The content of this course is designed to strengthen the student's ability to communicate in the language. Cultural readings, videos, class discussions, and a variety of activities will be used to help the student improve speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. The French language will be presented within the context of contemporary global Francophone culture....
Individual Study - French
The purpose of an individual study is to assist the student in pursuing special academic interests in greater depth than is possible in existing courses....
French 3 4.0
Continues the introduction of the French Language and culture of French-speaking countries. French 3 follows FRE1121 and is designed for students who have completed FRE1121 and/or have the equivalent competency in basic French. The purpose of the course is to continue the introduction of fundamental skills of the French language within the context of contemporary Francophone cultures. Instruction is based on a communicative approach, with activities designed to continue development of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and cultural skills. The interaction of language and culture will be supported with a variety of DVDs, multimedia CD ROM programs, and web-access materials, short stories, film, and direct interaction with French-speaki