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  • FR-101

    Introductory French

    Emphasizes communication and self-expression in French. This multi-media course introduces cultural and linguistic situations that relate to everyday life in France. G, E.
  • FR-102

    Introductory French

    Emphasizes communication and self-expression in French. This multi-media course introduces cultural and linguistic situations that relate to everyday life in France. G, E.
  • FR-201

    Intermediate French

    Intensive practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading French with an emphasis on contemporary materials along with a thorough review of grammar and idiomatic expressions. Prerequisites FR 101, FR 102 or 2 or more years of high school French. G, E.
  • FR-202

    Intermediate French

    Intensive practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading French with an emphasis on contemporary materials along with a thorough review of grammar and idiomatic expressions. Prerequisites FR 101, FR 102 or 2 or more years of high school French. G, E.
  • FR-205

    Backgrounds:French Literature

    A study of language and review of selected modern texts from poetry, theatre, the novel, and the short story by authors such as Jacques Prevert, Eugene Ionesco, Albert Camus, and Simone de Beauvoir. Emphasizes oral and written expression. Prerequisite FR 202 or P.
  • FR-206

    Backgrounds:French Literature

    A study of language and review of selected modern texts from poetry, theatre, the novel, and the short story by authors such as Jacques Prevert, Eugene Ionesco, Albert Camus, and Simone de Beauvoir. Emphasizes oral and written expression. Prerequisite FR 202 or P.
  • FR-207

    Oral French

    Designed for students wishing to understand and be understood in the French Language. The course is intended for those who with some background in French (FR 202 or its equivalent) wish to polish their oral French for practical or professional use. Prerequisite FR 202 or P. G, E.
  • FR-208

    Phonetics

    An in-depth study of phonetic characteristics and intensive oral practice to acquire proficiency in understanding and being understood in acceptable oral, French language.
  • FR-215

    Readings in French Literature

    How to study and analyze selected readings with selections from writers such as Hugo, Moliere, Beckett, Rousseau, Voltaire, and Louise Labe. Special emphasis is given to the student as critical reader and the means to that end. Prerequisite FR 202 or P. G.
  • FR-216

    Readings in French Literature

    How to study and analyze selected readings with selections from writers such as Hugo, Moliere, Beckett, Rousseau, Voltaire, and Louise Labe. Special emphasis is given to the student as critical reader and the means to that end. Prerequisite FR 202 or P. G.
  • FR-301

    Reading Seminar

    Reading of selected works from the Renaissance to the Romantic Period. Discussion directed toward the development of critical thinking.
  • FR-302

    Reading Seminar

    Reading of selected works from the Renaissance to the Romantic Period. Discussion directed toward the development of critical thinking.
  • FR-303

    Stylistics

    An advanced review of French grammar, acceptable style, and levels of language. Weekly exercises and short writing assignments provide an intensive study of the language and the opportunity for self-correction and collaborative learning. Prerequisite FR 202 or P.
  • FR-305

    Adv.Composition/Conversation

    Designed to develop advanced communicative competence in French through the weekly preparation of essays. Offers opportunities for formal and informal conversation and for an expansion of vocabulary through a methodical approach to a variety of real-life situations. Prerequisite FR 202 or P.
  • FR-309

    Classical Theater

    A story of the philosophers of the period, Descartes and Pascal, the prose works of Mme de Lafayette and Mme de Sevigne, along with examples from the classical playwrights of the seventeenth century - Moliere, Corneille, and Racine - and their plays, studied from historical, political, cultural, and sociological points of view. Special attention to the emerging importance of women as writers and as the subject of literary texts. Prerequisite FR 202 or P.