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FRCH& 121 - French I

5 Credits

Students develop reading, writing, listening and speaking skills as well as cultural awareness of the global French speaking world.

Course Note Previously FREN 101.

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Designed to Serve Vocational students in fields such as Transportation or Hotel Management, and students seeking personal enrichment.
Active Date 20210211T14:42:47

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
Communication Skills:

  • Aural and oral: greetings, advertisements, numbers, idiomatic expressions for university, family, food, travel, work. Increasing fluency and vocabulary acquisition.

Knowledge Building:

  • Reading, writing expressions, sentences, paragraphs. Some useful elements of grammar as necessary: articles, verb tenses, negatives, interrogatives, adjectives, prepositions and partitives in the context of usage.

Diversity and Culture:

  • Life and culture of the French-speaking world: geographical locations and cultural practices in global francophone world such as Tahiti, Switzerland, and Haiti.

Student Learning Outcomes
Interpersonal. Express self in conversations on very familiar topics, using a variety of words, phrases, simple sentences, and questions that have been highly practiced and memorized.

Interpretive. Answer questions and articulate the meaning of the main idea from simple, highly predictable oral, or written texts, with strong visual support.

Presentational. Present information in front of an audience on very familiar topics, using a variety of words, phrases and sentences that have been practiced and memorized.

Cultural. Use culturally appropriate gestures and formulaic expressions in highly practiced applications for interpersonal written and oral communication.

Comparisons. Compare and contrast own culture and language to derive meaning from visual or written texts.

Connections. Present and discuss concepts and information of other disciplines through the French language.

Communities. Participate in communities at home and abroad in France.

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