FREN121C: Name French I

Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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An introduction to basic French language, history, and culture through a balanced four-skills approach to learning through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities. Multimedia resources, interactive language programs, videos, and the internet will be used. French I is geared toward students who have no previous knowledge of the language.

  • Identify features of everyday life and culture in multiple countries where the language is spoken.
  • Orally communicate short messages and ask questions on a variety of everyday topics with novice-level pronunciation.
  • Meet the demands of practical writing situations at a novice level, using basic vocabulary and grammatical structures.
  • Identify key words, aural cognates, and formulaic expressions that are highly contextualized.