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This course introduces the defining features and peculiarities of French style by focusing on the formal and stylistic features that characterize a selection of literary genres such as the fable, the legend, the sonnet, and the fairy tale. It pays special attention to the rigorous application of stylistic principles, the improvement of specialized vocabulary, the correct usage of idiomatic expressions in context, and the lexical and syntactic constructions borrowed from English or solely used in a regional context. Creative writing is an integral part of this course. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: any version of FREN 4001 previously offered with a different title) Monday and Wednesday 3:00 to 4:20PM Crabtree M2.
This course studies notions of creativity in literature and the arts. Through the study of fiction, poetry, and essays from French-speaking Canada, it examines how authors and artists approach their creative practices in the Canadian cultural context. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Exclusion: any version of FREN 3771 previously offered with a different title.) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM Crabtree M10.
This course studies literary movements and cultural forms in France through representative works from the beginning of the twentieth century until World War II. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 1:30 to 2:20PM Crabtree M2.
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) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:50PM Crabtree M2.
This course provides a practice in both grammatical structures and idiomatic usage. It includes an intensive review of French grammar with particular attention to features of special difficulty for anglophones. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM Crabtree M2.
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; and to practice oral expression. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM 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; and to practice oral expression. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours, Laboratory 1 Hour) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM 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) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM Crabtree M2.
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) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM Crabtree 223.