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    French Courses

    FREN 1110 - Beginning French I

    Goals: To teach students how to speak, read and write by focusing on the fundamental structures of French grammar and vocabulary.

    Content: The course seeks to give students a broader awareness on French and Francophone cultures and a greater understanding vis-à-vis “world-culture” or “world-literature” through videos clips, short stories and fables on a variety of topics that are drawn from the francophone world of literature.

    Taught: Annually

    Credits: 4 credits

    FREN 1120 - Beginning French II

    Goals: In this course you will learn how to speak, read and write by focusing on the fundamental structures of French grammar and vocabulary.

    Content: Emphasis is placed on a broader awareness of French and Francophone cultures and a greater understanding vis-à-vis “world-culture” or “world-literature”. Usage of videos clips, textual readings of French Classical Fables and other francophone short stories or textual excerpts drawn from different periods and genres will enhance students’ knowledge of the francophone world and cultures.

    Taught: Annually

    Recommended prerequisite: FREN 1110 or equivalent.

    Credits: 4 credits

    FREN 3210 - Intermediate French I

    Goals: After Beginning French II, in this course students will continue to learn how to speak, read and write by focusing on the fundamental structures of French grammar and vocabulary.

    Content: Particular emphasis is placed upon textual readings that are drawn from a plethora of literary genre: plays, novels, folktales, novellas from French and Francophone authors throughout the ages.

    Taught: Annually

    Recommended prerequisite: FREN 1120 or equivalent.

    Credits: 4 credits

    FREN 3220 - Intermediate French II

    Goals: After Intermediate French I, in this course students will continue to learn how to speak, read and write by focusing on the fundamental structures of French grammar and vocabulary.

    Content: The course focuses on providing students with broader cultural awareness on the “Other” and a greater understanding vis-à-vis ”world-culture” or “world-literature.” Students are introduced to different literary genres: prose and poetry from a wide range of literary movements and periods.

    Taught: Annually

    Recommended prerequisite: FREN 3210 or equivalent.

    Credits: 4 credits