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2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

FREN-251 Intermediate French

Credits 4 / 4 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0. Pre-requisite: FREN-152  or two years of high school French.
This course provides a review of grammar conversation and composition. Reading and discussion in the history culture and literature of France and French speaking areas.

Course Outcomes
• Converse in a clearly participatory fashion by initiating, sustaining, and bringing to closure a variety of communicative tasks in the target language. • Write predominantly descriptive and narrative texts of a few paragraphs in length on familiar topics demonstrating the ability to integrate grammar, vocabulary, style, content, and organization in the target language. • Demonstrate an acute awareness of the cultural meaning of language. • Narrate stories and situate events in time in the target language. • Read short stories in the target language. • Integrate common expressions in conversation in the target language. • Talk about the future and express future conditions in the target language. • Talk about current world issues in the target language. • Express opinions, probability, and doubt using the subjunctive in the target language. • Debate issues and justify opinions with arguments in the target language. • Write an argumentative letter in the target language. • Talk about feelings and emotions using target grammatical structures such as reflexive verbs in the target language. • Give advice using advanced grammatical structures using the target language. • Develop new insights into the nature of language and culture that will allow them to establish comparisons not only between languages, but also between the Hispanic cultures and their own.