Emphasizes the acquisition of communication skills within a culturally significant context. Course planned specifically for the student who has not studied the language previously.
A multimedia course, using video, audio, and print as complementary aspects of one reality. Emphasizes acquisition of communication skills with many opportunities for conversational practice and improved cultural understanding. Course planned for students who have already studied French for one or two years.
Designed to provide insight into the cultural values of the French-speaking world. Explores the social, cultural, political, and economic traditions of French-speaking countries in a format that provides opportunity for conversational practice.
Seeks primarily to increase the level of student communication skills in French. Designed to stimulate the spontaneous use of spoken French. Includes discussions on selected topics.
An introductory course in French literature; involves a study of main historical, artistic and literary works, with readings and analysis of each period.
Offers students the opportunity to improve their communicative skills through the study of literary selections and exposes them to the rich and exciting literature of the French-speaking world.
A French course which integrates French language feature films into the study of French language and culture. In the course of a full academic year, feature films are used to motivate students in the study of French language and grammar while bringing in aspects of French culture, history and art.
Seeks to increase the level of student speaking and writing, as well as speaking and listening skills in French by an analysis of selected French literary texts and films.
An intensive course in French composition and conversation; emphasizes the finer points of grammar and idiomatic forms.
A study of the political, historical, economic, social, and cultural development of France and the Francophone world throughout the centuries.
Especially recommended for non-education majors and business majors. Studies vocabulary and forms used in commerce. Features practice in writing letters and other business forms, as well as oral practice.
An in-depth exploration of a specific author, genre, theme, literary period, or rhetorical mode not regularly offered.
Requires permission of the chairperson of the Foreign Languages Department. Study abroad and summer courses in French universities or at Laval University, Quebec, Canada, are highly recommended.
All advanced French courses may be studied abroad.
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