French / FREN 051 Z1 - SUMMER SESSION 2012
DATES: le 21 mai au 28 juin 2012CRN: 60277CREDIT HOURS -
DAYS: TUES, WED, THURSTIME: 5:00p.m. - 7:30 p.m.LOCATION
Professeur: Brenda Beaudette-KaimCourriel:email@example.com Bureau: Waterman 542Office Hours: TBD. Also by appointment.
1. Text: Vista Higher Learning.
Imaginez: le français sans frontières
, secondedition.2. Giono, Jean,
L'homme qui plantait des arbres
, Folio Cadet,COURSE OBJECTIVES/CLASSROOM DESCRIPTION
Welcome to French 051. This course consists of an in-depth revision of the grammar youlearned in French I and II and is taught in French. You will improve on textcomprehension and oral and written expression through short stories/excerpts, and videosthat focus on francophone culture. We will cover five chapters of the textbook. Inaddition to the chapters we will cover in the text, we will read one short story. The onlynew grammar concept you will learn is the plus-que-parfait tense. You will be introducedto the passé simple tense for the reading of Giono. Essentially, we will be reviewinggrammar and focusing on vocabulary, but most importantly you will be applying thelanguage through conversation and written expression. The course will be interesting andfun as we delve into francophone cultures around the world, sharing and comparing ourknowledge, experiences, perceptions, ideas, and opinions.
COURSE GUIDELINES AND EXPECTATIONS
Attendance/Arriving on time:In order for you to be successful in this class, it is essential that you attend all classes.Please arrive to class on time. Arriving late disrupts the momentum of the class. In fact,because this is a condensed course, missing even one class will set you back and you will