Term: Spring 2022

Subject: French

FREN 001 - Elementary I

Fundamentals of French composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in French and students engage in active use of the language. No prior knowledge expected. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 002.

FREN 002 - Elementary II

Further development of French composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in French and students engage in active use of the language. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 051. Prerequisite: FREN 001 or equivalent.

FREN 051 - Intermediate I

Review of grammar, moving toward increased proficiency in composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. Emphasis on cultural context. Compositions, oral practice, reading. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 052. Prerequisite: FREN 002, FREN 009, or equivalent.

FREN 052 - Intermediate II

Continues building on skills from FREN 051. Cultural context, grammar review, moving toward increased proficiency in comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing. More extensive and sophisticated readings and compositions than in FREN 051. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 101. Prerequisite: FREN 051 or equivalent.

FREN 101 - Writing Workshop

Improvement of functional skills: writing, listening, and speaking. Development of techniques to explain, elaborate, support opinions, convince, and persuade in both writing and speaking. Prerequisite: FREN 052 or equivalent.

FREN 132 - Contemporary France

Study of selected aspects of France today. Improvement of language skills; emphasis on reading, writing, and analysis of a variety of materials (literature, journalism, images). Pre/co-requisite: FREN 101.

FREN 142 - French Lit in Context II

A study of significant texts in the history of French literature from the French Revolution to the present, in their historical and cultural contexts. Prerequisite: FREN 101.

FREN 196 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

FREN 296 - Advanced Special Topics

Advanced courses or seminars on topics beyond the scope of existing departmental offerings. See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.