This course designed for non-francophones who did not complete High School French, offers an intensive review of basic grammatical structures with a particular emphasis on verb conjugation, pronouns, adjectives and syntax. [Note 1: Placement by the Department is required. A minimum standard of achievement on the French Skills Assessment is required. Note 2: Students completing FREN 1651 may continue into FREN 1701.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) (Distribution: Arts-b)(Exclusion: FREN 1600) Monday and Wednesday 1:30 to 2:50PM Crabtree M10.
This course is an intensive approach to the development of communication skills through the integration of grammar study, writing practice, and oral exercises. Analysis and discussion of readings reinforce the study of written and oral language. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) (Exclusion: FREN 1700) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM Crabtree 223.
This course is an intensive approach to the development of communication skills through the integration of grammar study, writing practice, and oral exercises. Analysis and discussion of readings reinforce the study of written and oral language. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) (Exclusion: FREN 1700) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM Crabtree M10.
This course requires that students already have a good command of the fundamental aspects of French in both its spoken and written forms. Its objectives are: to improve expression through the study and practice of appropriate sentence structures, such as sequence of past tenses, pronouns as complements, relative clauses, subordinate constructions requiring the subjunctive; to improve reading and analytical skills by examining and discussing texts that raise important and controversial issues; to practice oral expression. Three class periods per week, plus a fourth hour to be arranged after classes have begun. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) (Exclusion: Any version of FREN 2401 previously offered with a different title) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM Crabtree 202.
This course requires that students already have a good command of the fundamental aspects of French in both its spoken and written forms. Its objectives are: to improve expression through the study and practice of appropriate sentence structures, such as sequence of past tenses, pronouns as complements, relative clauses, subordinate constructions requiring the subjunctive; to improve reading and analytical skills by examining and discussing texts that raise important and controversial issues; to practice oral expression. Three class periods per week, plus a fourth hour to be arranged after classes have begun. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) (Exclusion: Any version of FREN 2401 previously offered with a different title) Monday Wednesday and Friday 12:30 to 1:20PM Crabtree 223.
Intensive review of French grammar with particular attention to features of special difficulty for anglophones. Practice in both grammatical structures and idiomatic usage. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM Avard Dixon 120.
Study of French literacy and cultural texts representative of the last part of the nineteenth century. The influence of movements like Realism, Naturalism, Symbolism and Decadentism will be examined through a variety of textual forms selected from poetry, short stories, literary essays, letters, novels and theatre. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: FREN 3521) Monday Wednesday and Friday 11:30 to 12:20PM Avard Dixon 120.
From existentialist realism to the nouveau roman to the post-modern, a study of literary movements and cultural forms in France through representative works from the post-war period. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: Any version of FREN 3611 previously offered with a different title) Monday and Wednesday 1:30 to 2:50PM Hart Hall 319.
An advanced study of written French, concentrating on the following: the peculiarities of French style, the nature of idiomatic expression and levels of language, faux amis and Canadianisms. Written exercises are required on a regular basis. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM Crabtree 316.