Course Abstract Details
FREN-102, Elementary French 2
This is a General Education Course
FREN-102, Elementary French 2, is a continuation of Elementary French 1 with emphasis on reading and writing skills and developing cultural awareness. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of FREN-101; one year of high school French will meet the prerequisite with an academic advisor's approval. The student must also be exempt from or have completed READ-099. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring Term only. DIVERSITY/WORLD VIEW. GENERAL EDUCATION
Course Objectives and Grading Information
MAJOR COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Use the four skills: speaking, understanding, reading, and writing to communicate in French (PG 1-4, GE 1).
2. Gain an appreciation for French culture. Emphasis will be on foods, clothing, art and the various regions of France. We will continue to learn more about Paris (PG 1, PG 5, GE 2, GE 6).
3. Have many conversations with your teacher and classmates in French and present dialogues and skits and use a variety of vocabulary (PG3-4, GE 1).
4. Use the present, Pass? Compos?, l'imparfait, Future, l'imperatif and the plusqueparfait tenses (PG3-4, GE 1).
5. Write sentences, dialogues, and paragraphs about subjects such as shopping, foods, daily activities and leisure activities (PG 2, GE 1).
6. Read and comprehend reading selections (PG 1, 3-5, GE 1, 6)
7. Know more about the country of France, do research on one of the regions of France: Normandie, Bretagne, Touraine, Alsace-Lorraine, Ile de France, Champagne, Bourgogne, and Quebec (PG 5, GE 6).
8. Sing a repertoire of French songs and recite some French poetry (PG 1, 4-5, GE 1, 6)
9. Share French culture and realia with the class; i.e. prepare French food, discuss a famous painting, and/or discuss news events from France (PG 5, GE 1, 6).
10. Visit France one day and enjoy speaking French (PG 4-5, GE 1, 6)
The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study: