Foreign Language-French (FLF)

FLF-141  Elementary French I  (4)  

Introduces the 5 Cs of second language acquisition (communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and communities) by developing the fundamental communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, and providing the opportunity to examine the practices and products of various francophone cultures. Making comparisons and connections between the French and English language, practices, products and people is an important course component. Open to students with little or no previous study of French. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

Hours per week: 4.0 lecture

FLF-142  Elementary French II  (4)  

Continues to develop the 5 Cs of second language acquisition (communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities) by improving the fundamental communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing acquired in Elementary French I. Examines the practices and products of francophone cultures. Includes discussion of the comparisons and connections that exist between various francophone cultures and language and our own. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

Hours per week: 4.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take FLF-141.

FLF-241  Intermediate French I  (4)  

Develops the 5 Cs (communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and communities) by providing intensive practice in the fundamental communicative skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with a methodic study of different cultural contexts and a review of the basic grammar. Examines the cultural practices and products of francophone countries. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

Hours per week: 4.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take FLF-142.

FLF-242  Intermediate French II  (4)  

Continues to develop the 5 Cs (communication, cultures, connections, comparisons and communities) by expanding the repertoire of realia (movies, readings, Internet explorations) and class activities. Provides continuous practice in developing the communicative skills and encourages group discussion about everyday subjects as well as the practices and products of francophone cultures. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

Hours per week: 4.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take FLF-241

FLF-924  Honors Project  (1)  

Allows a qualified student to pursue a special concentration of study under the guidance of a faculty member. Requires completion of an honors project contract. May be taken more than once. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Requires approval of supervising professor and dean

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

FLF-928  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Provides for individualized learning beyond courses offered on a regular basis. Students work directly with a faculty member on furthering proficiency in several different areas of the student's own choosing, e.g., reading comprehension, aural/oral proficiency, understanding of civilization and culture, etc. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Permission of instructor, dean

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture