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French Courses

French 1 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4
Catalog #20802221
French 1 is for students beginning the study of French. It emphasizes development of basic communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Stresses vocabulary and grammar to enhance students' ability to speak and write in French. Study of customs and values provide an increased awareness of francophone cultures. On completion students are able to participate in uncomplicated conversations on everyday topics.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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French 2 - Liberal Arts Transfer

Credits: 4
Catalog #20802222
French 2 emphasizes continued development of more complex communicative skills through practice in listening, speaking and writing. Upon completion, students possess the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills necessary to handle simple, everyday survival tasks in francophone cultures. Vocabulary and grammar are studied to enhance students' abilities to speak and write in French.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement Test or French 1, 20802221 or one semester of college French.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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French 3

Credits: 4
Catalog #20802223
In French 3 a review of grammar from previous semesters is initiated and vocabulary is broadened. Emphasis is placed on speaking and writing in French in "paragraphs" as a full participant in a conversation. Everyday situations in francophone cultures, including education, family life, leisure activities and travel, will provide students with the opportunity to expand their survival skills in francophone cultures. Readings of cultural and literary significance will provide vehicles for discussion and composition.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement Test or French 2, 20802222 or two semesters of college French.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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French 4

Credits: 4
Catalog #20802224
This course is designed for the student who has completed three semesters of college French, or three years of high school French. The review of grammar from 20-802-223, French 3, is completed and vocabulary is broadened. Emphasis is placed on speaking and writing creatively in French on a variety of topics. Everyday situations in francophone cultures, including education, family life, leisure activities and travel, will provide students with the opportunity to expand their survival skills in francophone cultures. Readings of cultural and literary significance will provide vehicles for discussion and composition.

Prerequisite: Appropriate score on World Language Placement Test or French 3, 20802223 or three semesters of college French.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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French Literature

Credits: 3
Catalog #20802250
Each section of Literature in Translation has a subtitle that represents the course content (e.g., Latin American Literature or Modern Francophone Literature). Reading selections and course activities introduce students to important literary works associated with the region or linguistic tradition named in the section's subtitle. Course materials include translated versions of texts originally written in a language other than English. No knowledge of the original language is required for enrollment in the course.

Enrollment Requirements: None

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