French

Courses

FEN 1000. Conversational French I. 3 hrs.

Introduction to the basics of the language, with emphasis on speaking and listening skills. A supplement to the FEN-1001-FEN-2002 language courses with additional practice in basic conversation. Can be taken prior to the regular language sequence(s) -- 1001 and following -- or concurrently with any other course (except 2003 Advanced Composition and Conversation). Can also be taken on its own merits for those with a personal interest for avocational purposes. Provides basic conversational patterns, idiomatic vocabulary, basic grammar and syntax, and general cultural patterns. IN THE MAJORITY OF NSTANCES, THIS COURSE WILL TRANSFER ONLY AS A GENERAL ELECTIVE FOR THE B.A. DEGREE OR FOR OTHER BACCALAUREATE DEGREES REQUIRING A WORLD LANGUAGE.

FEN 1001. Elementary French I. 4 hrs.

An elementary French course designed to foster development of the four essential skills of language acquisition: comprehension of spoken French, reading comprehension, speaking and writing. The student will develop, review and expand skills acquired through assigned study and will collaborate with other learners, write and participate in class discussions.

FEN 1002. Elementary French II. 4 hrs.

A continuation of FEN-1001 designed to foster development of the four essential skills of language acquisition: comprehension of spoken French, reading comprehension, speaking and writing. The student will develop, review and expand skills acquired through assigned study and will collaborate with other learners, write and participate in discussions. Prerequisite: FEN 1001, one year of high school French.

FEN 2001. Intermediate French I. 4 hrs.

An intermediate French course designed to foster development of the four essential skills of language acquisition: comprehension of spoken French, reading comprehension, speaking and writing, and an awareness of cultural and literary contributions from Francophone countries. The student will develop, review and expand skills acquired through assigned study and will collaborate with other learners, write and participate in discussions. Prerequisite: FEN 1002, two years of high school French or permission of the instructor.

FEN 2002. Intermediate French II. 4 hrs.

A continuation of FEN 2001 designed to foster development of the four essential skills of language acquisition: comprehension of spoken French, reading comprehension, speaking and writing, and an awareness of cultural and literary contributions from Francophone countries. The student will develop, review and expand skills acquired through assigned study and will collaborate with other learners, write and participate in discussions. Prerequisite: FEN 2001 or three years of high school French. IAI: H1 900.

FEN 2003. Composition & Conversation. 3 hrs.

An advanced level composition and conversation course with emphasis on oral and written proficiency, study of idiomatic expression and current usage. Prerequisite: FEN 2002 or three years of high school French (or consent of instructor).

FEN 2004. Survey of French Literature. 3 hrs.

An advanced level composition and conversation course based upon a survey of historial French literature.  Grammar is reviewed extensively. Advanced selections from French literature will be read and analyzed.  Prerequisite:  FEN 2002 or three years of high school French (or consent of instructor).