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FREN 102 - Intermediate French II

This course includes grammar, composition, reading and oral practice, aiming to bring students to a level of French language proficiency equivalent to French 12. Students will be prepared to write one and two page essays, read stories 8-10 pages in length, and gain greater proficiency in verbal French expression.

 

Credits:  3

 

Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 3)

 

Total Weeks:  15

 

Prerequisites:

French 101
OR permission of Instructor

 

Non-Course Prerequisites: 

None

 

Co-requisites: 

None

 

Course Content:
In each of the months we will be reading stories, practicing our verbal expression, learning about the culture of French-speaking areas, watching video presentations, and translating newspaper articles from French to English.

-Imperfect tense.
-Conditional tense, gerund, review of -re verbs.
- Pronouns 'en' and 'y'. Negative expressions.
- Direct object and Indirect object pronouns, the subjunctive mood.

 

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of FREN 102, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in French grammar, including the use of the subjunctive mood
- Compose short written documents in French
- Read French language documents of an appropriate complexity, including short stories up to 8 pages in length
- Speak French at an appropriate level, including being able to do a short oral presentation in French

 

Grading System:  Letters

 

Passing Grade: D (50%)

 

Textbooks: 
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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