Courses

French Language Courses (FRE)

FRE-111   French Language & Culture I4 credits

Semester-sequenced beginning course in speaking, understanding, reading and writing French, focused on cultural understanding and proficiency in communication.

FRE-111REV   French Grammar & Phonetics Review1 credit

Prerequisites: FRE-111 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results

A systematic review of the most challenging elements of first semester French using a different set of instructional materials and formats from those employed in FRE-111. This course provides students with an opportunity to preserve, reinforce, and enhance their mastery of newly acquired skills before beginning their second semester in the language.

FRE-112   French Language & Culture II credits

Prerequisites: FRE-111 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results

Semester-sequenced beginning course in speaking, understanding, reading and writing French, focused on cultural understanding and proficiency in communication.

FRE-211   French Language & Culture III3 credits

Prerequisites: FRE-112 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results

Using civilization, contemporary society and the cultural heritage for context, this course focuses on increasing fluency at the intermediate level while providing additional training in grammar.

FRE-212   French Language & Culture IV3 credits

Prerequisites: FRE-211 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results

Using civilization, contemporary society and the cultural heritage for context, this course focuses on increasing fluency at the intermediate level while providing additional training in grammar.

FRE-311   French Composition and Conversation I 3 credits

Prerequisites: FYS-101 and FRE-212

The first in a sequence of two semesters designed to foster improvement of functional skills with particular emphasis on writing, listening, and speaking. Development of techniques to explain, elaborate, support opinions, convince, and persuade in both writing and speaking.

FRE-312   French Composition and Conversation II3 credits

Prerequisites: FRE-311

The second in a sequence of two semesters designed to foster improvement of functional skills with particular emphasis on writing, listening, and speaking. Development of techniques to explain, elaborate, support opinions, convince, and persuade in both writing and speaking.