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FREN3101A-L13

CRN: 60129

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3101B-L13

CRN: 60705

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3102A-L13

CRN: 60131

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3102B-L13

CRN: 60706

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3103A-L13

CRN: 60132

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3103B-L13

CRN: 60707

Beginning French I
Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3201A-L13

CRN: 60380

Beginning French II
Level 1.5 is intended for students with minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading,
and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations and a comprehensive workbook. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets ( méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3202A-L13

CRN: 60381

Beginning French II
Level 1.5 is intended for students with minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading,
and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations and a comprehensive workbook. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets ( méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3203A-L13

CRN: 60382

Beginning French II
Level 1.5 is intended for students with minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading,
and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations and a comprehensive workbook. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets ( méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160

FREN3211A-L13

CRN: 60133

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3211B-L13

CRN: 60219

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3212A-L13

CRN: 60134

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3212B-L13

CRN: 60216

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3213A-L13

CRN: 60135

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3213B-L13

CRN: 60217

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3214A-L13

CRN: 60316

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3214B-L13

CRN: 60317

Early Intermed French
Level 200 is aimed at students who have received some previous instruction in (or exposure to) French, but who are not yet able to function independently in full immersion.

Level Two focuses on developing listening comprehension, oral competence, and socio-cultural communicative proficiency and on acquiring strategies for oral and written expression through progressive practice.
Various cultural aspects of French-speaking communities worldwide will be studied through readings and recordings.

The course is divided into 3 units. Students will be taught 4 classes a day: Vocabulary and civilization; Introduction to literature; Oral activities; Grammar.

Required books:
1. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive du français Niveau Intermédiaire 600 exercices
978-2090 33 84 85 CLE International
2. Maia Grégoire, Odile Thievenaz
Grammaire progressive corrigé Niveau Intermédiaire
978-2090 33 84 92 CLE International
3. Blondeau N, Allouache F, Né M-F
Littérature progressive du français, Niveau débutant, avec 600 activités
978-2-09-033884-3 CLE International 2003

FREN3305A-L13

CRN: 60195

Topics in French Language
Dramaturgy
This course aims to improve students' oral skills through an intense theatrical practice. Through reading and acting, students will work on their comprehension and interpretative skills, as well as their confidence, ease and fluency in speaking the language.

Each class will focus on two ways of understanding a language : the technical side (relaxation, breathing, diction, articulation, body language ...) and the intellectual and emotional aspect (reading, analysis, discovery of texts and styles of expressions in the Francophone literary world).


Required Texts 1) Volatiles, Kossi Efoui, 2) Quand tu seras un homme, Marc-Antoine Cyr, 3) Habbat Alep, Gustave Akakpo

FREN3305B-L13

CRN: 60205

Topics in French Language
Dramaturgy
This course aims to improve students' oral skills through an intense theatrical practice. Through reading and acting, students will work on their comprehension and interpretative skills, as well as their confidence, ease and fluency in speaking the language.

Each class will focus on two ways of understanding a language : the technical side (relaxation, breathing, diction, articulation, body language ...) and the intellectual and emotional aspect (reading, analysis, discovery of texts and styles of expressions in the Francophone literary world).


Required Texts 1) Volatiles, Kossi Efoui, 2) Quand tu seras un homme, Marc-Antoine Cyr, 3) Habbat Alep, Gustave Akakpo

FREN3305C-L13

CRN: 60206

Topics in French Language
Dramaturgy
This course aims to improve students' oral skills through an intense theatrical practice. Through reading and acting, students will work on their comprehension and interpretative skills, as well as their confidence, ease and fluency in speaking the language.

Each class will focus on two ways of understanding a language : the technical side (relaxation, breathing, diction, articulation, body language ...) and the intellectual and emotional aspect (reading, analysis, discovery of texts and styles of expressions in the Francophone literary world).


Required Texts 1) Volatiles, Kossi Efoui, 2) Quand tu seras un homme, Marc-Antoine Cyr, 3) Habbat Alep, Gustave Akakpo

FREN3306A-L13

CRN: 60199

Topics in French Language
Journey in Writing
This French composition course features a creative approach to process writing. Learners, individually or in groups of two (three maximum), select a genre, a mini-novel, skits or epistolary novel, and construct a story with embedded grammatical, rhetorical, and stylistic constraints. User-friendly instructive tools intended to stimulate creativity and facilitate language accuracy are readily available on the instructor's website. There, learners have access to a panoply of descriptive and narrative excerpts featuring various genres, moods, and registers. They also find pedagogically relevant reference works such as lexical and semantic webs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, grammatical descriptions, and literary, historical and Francophone civilization links. This carefully orchestrated course is a natural environment for 'scaffolding' and 'noticing' the gap between the language they experience from the various sources of input and their own output. It also aims at targeting 'avoidance' and 'overuse' strategies that often immobilize learners' language development and creativity.

No book required

FREN3306B-L13

CRN: 60207

Topics in French Language
Journey in Writing
This French composition course features a creative approach to process writing. Learners, individually or in groups of two (three maximum), select a genre, a mini-novel, skits or epistolary novel, and construct a story with embedded grammatical, rhetorical, and stylistic constraints. User-friendly instructive tools intended to stimulate creativity and facilitate language accuracy are readily available on the instructor's website. There, learners have access to a panoply of descriptive and narrative excerpts featuring various genres, moods, and registers. They also find pedagogically relevant reference works such as lexical and semantic webs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, grammatical descriptions, and literary, historical and Francophone civilization links. This carefully orchestrated course is a natural environment for 'scaffolding' and 'noticing' the gap between the language they experience from the various sources of input and their own output. It also aims at targeting 'avoidance' and 'overuse' strategies that often immobilize learners' language development and creativity.

No book required

FREN3306C-L13

CRN: 60208

Topics in French Language
Journey in Writing
This French composition course features a creative approach to process writing. Learners, individually or in groups of two (three maximum), select a genre, a mini-novel, skits or epistolary novel, and construct a story with embedded grammatical, rhetorical, and stylistic constraints. User-friendly instructive tools intended to stimulate creativity and facilitate language accuracy are readily available on the instructor's website. There, learners have access to a panoply of descriptive and narrative excerpts featuring various genres, moods, and registers. They also find pedagogically relevant reference works such as lexical and semantic webs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, grammatical descriptions, and literary, historical and Francophone civilization links. This carefully orchestrated course is a natural environment for 'scaffolding' and 'noticing' the gap between the language they experience from the various sources of input and their own output. It also aims at targeting 'avoidance' and 'overuse' strategies that often immobilize learners' language development and creativity.

No book required

FREN3307A-L13

CRN: 60202

Images and Texts
Through Cinema Songs & Lit
Through the examination and use of authentic French materials we will focus on oral language (pronunciation, communication…) and discuss current topics in French society (Hexagone and DOM-TOM, laïcité vs. religions, etc.). Aural and visual materials will include feature-length films (On connâit la chanson and Les choristes), songs and literary texts (poetry, drama, and short story).
Required books: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (2007; Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unit]

A partir de ressources françaises authentiques, nous nous concentrerons sur l'aspect oral de la langue (prononciation, communication…) et discuterons de sujets de société qui traversent la France (laïcité vs religions, identité française, Hexagone et DOM-TOM, etc.).
Les documents auditifs et visuels incluent longs métrages (On connâit la chanson et Les choristes), chansons et textes littéraires (poésie, théâtre, et nouvelle).
Livre obligatoire: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unité]

FREN3307B-L13

CRN: 60203

Images and Texts
Through Cinema Songs & Lit
Through the examination and use of authentic French materials we will focus on oral language (pronunciation, communication…) and discuss current topics in French society (Hexagone and DOM-TOM, laïcité vs. religions, etc.). Aural and visual materials will include feature-length films (On connâit la chanson and Les choristes), songs and literary texts (poetry, drama, and short story).
Required books: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (2007; Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unit]

A partir de ressources françaises authentiques, nous nous concentrerons sur l'aspect oral de la langue (prononciation, communication…) et discuterons de sujets de société qui traversent la France (laïcité vs religions, identité française, Hexagone et DOM-TOM, etc.).
Les documents auditifs et visuels incluent longs métrages (On connâit la chanson et Les choristes), chansons et textes littéraires (poésie, théâtre, et nouvelle).
Livre obligatoire: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unité]

FREN3307C-L13

CRN: 60204

Images and Texts
Through Cinema Songs & Lit
Through the examination and use of authentic French materials we will focus on oral language (pronunciation, communication…) and discuss current topics in French society (Hexagone and DOM-TOM, laïcité vs. religions, etc.). Aural and visual materials will include feature-length films (On connâit la chanson and Les choristes), songs and literary texts (poetry, drama, and short story).
Required books: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (2007; Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unit]

A partir de ressources françaises authentiques, nous nous concentrerons sur l'aspect oral de la langue (prononciation, communication…) et discuterons de sujets de société qui traversent la France (laïcité vs religions, identité française, Hexagone et DOM-TOM, etc.).
Les documents auditifs et visuels incluent longs métrages (On connâit la chanson et Les choristes), chansons et textes littéraires (poésie, théâtre, et nouvelle).
Livre obligatoire: Boule de suif et autres nouvelles de Guy de Maupassant (Larousse; ISBN 2035834236).
[1 unité]

FREN3308A-L13

CRN: 60201

Intro Francophone World
In this course, students will be introduced to the history, literature and culture of several francophone countries. Texts (excerpts of novels, poetry, plays) and other documents (comic books, articles, songs, films and documentaries) from Quebec, North and West Africa, the West Indies and Europe will be used to study the social and geopolitical situation of these regions and their artistic esthetic. Topics like exile, colonialism, neocolonialism, postcolinialism, ""négritude"", ""créolité"", women's rights, identity, tradition and language will be explored through the study and analisis of texts by Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Léopold Sedar Senghor, Léon G. Damas, Maryse Condé, Suzanne Dracius, Birago Diop, Kama-Sywor Kamanda, Roch Carrier, Mariama Bâ among others. Excerpts from a comic book by Marguerite Abouet, and documentaries will also be included. Students will continue to perfect their reading and writing skills individually through short compositions and in group through document analysis. A great emphasis will be given to reading comprehension and developping writing skills. Students will practice their oral competence in class. An individual oral presentation and a final paper on one aspect of francophone culture will be required.

FREN3308B-L13

CRN: 60209

Intro Francophone World
In this course, students will be introduced to the history, literature and culture of several francophone countries. Texts (excerpts of novels, poetry, plays) and other documents (comic books, articles, songs, films and documentaries) from Quebec, North and West Africa, the West Indies and Europe will be used to study the social and geopolitical situation of these regions and their artistic esthetic. Topics like exile, colonialism, neocolonialism, postcolinialism, ""négritude"", ""créolité"", women's rights, identity, tradition and language will be explored through the study and analisis of texts by Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Léopold Sedar Senghor, Léon G. Damas, Maryse Condé, Suzanne Dracius, Birago Diop, Kama-Sywor Kamanda, Roch Carrier, Mariama Bâ among others. Excerpts from a comic book by Marguerite Abouet, and documentaries will also be included. Students will continue to perfect their reading and writing skills individually through short compositions and in group through document analysis. A great emphasis will be given to reading comprehension and developping writing skills. Students will practice their oral competence in class. An individual oral presentation and a final paper on one aspect of francophone culture will be required.

FREN3308C-L13

CRN: 60210

Intro Francophone World
In this course, students will be introduced to the history, literature and culture of several francophone countries. Texts (excerpts of novels, poetry, plays) and other documents (comic books, articles, songs, films and documentaries) from Quebec, North and West Africa, the West Indies and Europe will be used to study the social and geopolitical situation of these regions and their artistic esthetic. Topics like exile, colonialism, neocolonialism, postcolinialism, ""négritude"", ""créolité"", women's rights, identity, tradition and language will be explored through the study and analisis of texts by Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Albert Memmi, Léopold Sedar Senghor, Léon G. Damas, Maryse Condé, Suzanne Dracius, Birago Diop, Kama-Sywor Kamanda, Roch Carrier, Mariama Bâ among others. Excerpts from a comic book by Marguerite Abouet, and documentaries will also be included. Students will continue to perfect their reading and writing skills individually through short compositions and in group through document analysis. A great emphasis will be given to reading comprehension and developping writing skills. Students will practice their oral competence in class. An individual oral presentation and a final paper on one aspect of francophone culture will be required.

FREN3411A-L13

CRN: 60136

Adv Grammar & Composition
The objective of this course is to examine the different uses of the French verbal tenses using authentic text excerpts from francophone novels or French poems sung by famous singers. These texts will illustrate the aspectual, temporal and enunciative uses of verbal tenses. Students will be invited to write texts of their own to invest and readjust their knowledge in the field of verbal tenses. These texts will be analysed collectively so that students can develop their metalinguistic ability and improve their writing skills.

No book required

FREN3411B-L13

CRN: 60138

Adv Grammar & Composition
The objective of this course is to examine the different uses of the French verbal tenses using authentic text excerpts from francophone novels or French poems sung by famous singers. These texts will illustrate the aspectual, temporal and enunciative uses of verbal tenses. Students will be invited to write texts of their own to invest and readjust their knowledge in the field of verbal tenses. These texts will be analysed collectively so that students can develop their metalinguistic ability and improve their writing skills.

No book required

FREN3411C-L13

CRN: 60282

Adv Grammar & Composition
The objective of this course is to examine the different uses of the French verbal tenses using authentic text excerpts from francophone novels or French poems sung by famous singers. These texts will illustrate the aspectual, temporal and enunciative uses of verbal tenses. Students will be invited to write texts of their own to invest and readjust their knowledge in the field of verbal tenses. These texts will be analysed collectively so that students can develop their metalinguistic ability and improve their writing skills.

No book required

FREN3412A-L13

CRN: 60228

Great Speeches Fr Pol Rhetoric
Great Speeches in French Political Rhetoric

This course will study a variety of modern political speeches from the French Revolution to the present time. It offers a panorama of the evolution of French political rhetoric according to its historical, political, intellectual, and religious context. Students will have the opportunity to become familiar with political literature and will work on the art of rhetoric and political discourse in a concrete and lively manner, notably through enrichment of vocabulary, knowledge of the diversity of language styles, analysis of argumentation, and discursive strategies. Students of this course will have the opportunity to write by themselves a political speech which will be performed in a special event : the 'Soirée de l'Eloquence politique' (end of the Summer School, in the Warner Hemicycle). For this summer (2013), the 'Soirée' will be devoted to the Paris Commune of 1871.

Required book: Jean-Jacques Becker, Gilles Candar, Histoire des gauches en France, volume 1, « L’héritage du XIXe siècle », La Découverte, 2004, ISBN 2-7071-3865-7

FREN3427A-L13

CRN: 60637

African Tales
In this course, you will discover the universe of the African Tale. Tales are one of the main pedagogical tools in the African culture which is characterized by its oral tradition. Tales develop your imagination, enable you to master the language and help you understand the aesthetic and moral values that regulate the functioning of the society.

It has been passed down from the great traditional storytellers (the elderly and the griots). This course will be dedicated to the studying of the particular framework of the African tales. Moreover you will be taught how to read and write tales through the analysis of some classics.

Here is the list of the books that will be studied in the program:
-Kaydara de Hampâthé Bâ
-Petit Bodiel de hampâthé Bâ
- Les contes d’Amadou Koumba de Birago Diop
-Leuk- le lièvre de Senghor et Sadji

FREN3429A-L13

CRN: 60299

Cinema Maghreb & Immigration
N.B. This course will be offered from July 2 to July 24, 2 hours a day

This course will study the historical and cultural aspects of the Maghreb and immigration though cinema. It will explore the double image that characterizes this type of cinema. The first image will focus on the French vision of the Maghreb and its representation in France’s former colonies. The second image will focus on Maghrebian directors and their vision of their societies. We will also explore the integration in France of the second generation of immigrants (the ""Beurs""), especially issues of citizenship, exile, etc. Examples will be taken from films such as: Julien Duvivier’s ""Pépé le Moko"", Gillo Pontecorvo ‘s ""La Bataille d'Alger"", M. Allouache ‘s ""Omar"", C. Ruggia ‘s ""Le Gone du Chaaba"", Y. Benguigui ‘s ""Inchallah dimanche"" and A. Kechiche’s ""La Graine et le mulet"", among others.

FREN3450A-L13

CRN: 60281

Theater and Language
This course aims at developing ease and fluidity of oral communication in French. With support of three contemporary Francophone plays, students will discover the French languages diversity by working on pronunciation, quality of their voice, gesture, breathing...

The course will be articulated in a dynamic, participative and creative way around three axes:
1)Dramaturgic study of texts: reading, discussion, analyze;
2)Exercises stemming from the theatrical pedagogy to improve the qualities of articulation, pronunciation, memorization, verbal ease and public speaking;
3)Staging extracts of the studied plays, which will close the course
This year, we’ll be exploring the theme “Brotherhoods/Sisterhoods/Families”

Required books :
1) J’étais dans ma maison et j’attendais que la pluie vienne, de Jean-Luc Lagarce (France) ISBN 978-2-912464-03-3, ed. Les Solitaires Intempestifs
2) Le Père, de Guy Régis Junior (Haïti), ed. ISBN 978-2-84681-305-1 Les Solitaires Intempestifs
3) Fratrie, de Marc-Antoine Cyr (Québec), ISBN 978-2-916834-35-1ed. Quartett

FREN3460A-L13

CRN: 60297

Oral Production &Pronunciation
Improving oral communication ability will be the objective of this course. Students will develop and perfect oral production and comprehension skills by working on French phonetics. A wide array of oral exercises (discrimination, repetition, dialogues, readings) with an individualized feed back will allow students to practice and correct their French pronunciation, rhythm, and intonation.

Required book : D. Abry, M-L. Chalaron, Les 500 exercices de phonétique, niveau B1/B2, ISBN 978-2-01-155754-4 Hachette FLE 2011

FREN3460B-L13

CRN: 60318

Oral Production &Pronunciation
Improving oral communication ability will be the objective of this course. Students will develop and perfect oral production and comprehension skills by working on French phonetics. A wide array of oral exercises (discrimination, repetition, dialogues, readings) with an individualized feed back will allow students to practice and correct their French pronunciation, rhythm, and intonation.

Required book : D. Abry, M-L. Chalaron, Les 500 exercices de phonétique, niveau B1/B2, ISBN 978-2-01-155754-4 Hachette FLE 2011

FREN3460C-L13

CRN: 60364

Oral Production &Pronunciation
Improving oral communication ability will be the objective of this course. Students will develop and perfect oral production and comprehension skills by working on French phonetics. A wide array of oral exercises (discrimination, repetition, dialogues, readings) with an individualized feed back will allow students to practice and correct their French pronunciation, rhythm, and intonation.

Required book : D. Abry, M-L. Chalaron, Les 500 exercices de phonétique, niveau B1/B2, ISBN 978-2-01-155754-4 Hachette FLE 2011

FREN3485A-L13

CRN: 60298

Young People and Politics
N.B. This course will be offered from July 25 to August 17, 2 hours a day

Youth is an intensive period of transaction during which individuals, in different ways, will enter adulthood and discover politics. Young people have to negotiate with their primary socialization, and especially with their family legacy, to make their own choices and to appropriate specific attitudes, behaviours and roles in this field. First of all, this course will give the opportunity to better understand this process and to study political identity during this period of life. Are young people in politics so different from their elders? Can we observe some generational characteristics? Are all young people politically similar? This course will also explore the different forms of politicization among the young. Are they interested? Do they vote and how do they vote? Are they engaged and how are they engaged? Lastly, working with different data, surveys and studies, this course will offer an overview of French political life today.

Required book: Anne Muxel, Avoir 20 ans en politique. Les enfants du désenchantement, Paris, Seuil, 2010, ISBN 978.2.02.100.252.2

The French School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
P: 802.443.5526
F: 802.443.2075

Mailing address
French School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Sheila Schwaneflugel, Coordinator
sschwaneflugel@middlebury.edu