Course Descriptions - French
FRE121 Elementary French I (3-0-3)

This course provides an introduction to the French language through the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. It also examines the cultures of French- speaking people throughout the world. Classroom instruction is supplemented with activities in the language lab. Students are required to complete five documented hours of lab work outside of class.

FRE122 Elementary French II (3-0-3)

The second half of the one-year sequence in Elementary French continues the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The course continues to provide an understanding of the civilization, culture and customs of French-speaking people in multiple countries. Classroom instruction is supplemented with activities in the language lab. Students are required to complete five documented hours of lab work outside of class. PR: FRE 121 or its equivalent

FRE222 Intermediate French I (3-0-3)

This course provides an extensive review of French grammar, and concentrates on helping students improve their vocabulary, conversational fluency and reading skills through the discussion of selected readings in French. Classroom discussions on the readings and French culture are held primarily in French. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language lab is required per term. PR: FRE 122 or permission of the instructor

FRE224 Intermediate French II (3-0-3)

A continuation of Intermediate French I, this course completes the review of French grammar and provides more reading of French literature and non-fictional prose. Classroom discussions in French are held on the readings and on French customs and culture. A minimum of five hours of additional work in the language lab is required per term. PR: FRE 222 or permission of the instructor


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