Course Descriptions - French


FRE121 Elementary French I (3-0-3)

Elementary French I provides an introduction to the French language for students with no previous French studies or one year of high school French. It develops elementary grammar, syntax, and written and oral communication skills. This course examines Francophone cultures throughout the world. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

FRE122 Elementary French II (3-0-3)

Elementary French II is for students who have completed FRE 121 or two years of high school French. This course concludes elementary-level grammar studies. It further develops syntax and written and oral communication skills as well as examines Francophone cultures throughout the world. This course requires the completion of a minimum of five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

PR: FRE 121

FRE222 Intermediate French I (3-0-3)

This course provides an extensive review of French grammar, and concentrates on helping students improve their vocabulary, conversational fluency and reading skills through the discussion of selected readings in French. Classroom discussions on the readings and French culture are held primarily in French. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language lab is required per term.

PR: FRE 122 or permission of the instructor

FRE224 Intermediate French II (3-0-3)

A continuation of Intermediate French I, this course completes the review of French grammar and provides more reading of French literature and non-fictional prose. Classroom discussions in French are held on the readings and on French customs and culture. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language lab is required per term.

PR: FRE 222 or permission of the instructor


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