French (FREN)

Courses

FREN 1010. Beginning French I. 4 Hours.

For beginning students interested in the French language. Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Speaking, listening, reading, and writing activities are used to develop communicative skills. Cultural awareness is also a component of this class. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including drills, videos, and work in pairs. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take FREN 1020. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. FA.

FREN 1020. Beginning French II. 4 Hours.

For students interested in the French language who have completed FREN 1010 or who have equivalent experience (approximately two years of high school French). Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Emphasizes developing communicative competence, including speaking, listening, reading, and writing, as well as cultural awareness. Varied methods are used to teach the class, including videos and drilling concepts. Students using 1020 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for FREN 1010 upon passing 1020 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take FREN 2010. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: FREN 1010 or instructor permission. SP.

FREN 2010. Intermediate French I. 4 Hours.

For intermediate-level students who have taken FREN 1020, or for students who have had equivalent experience (four or more years of high school French). Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Continued emphasis on communicative competence. Grammatical structures will be reviewed, conversation will be emphasized, and reading and writing will receive increased focus, as well as cultural awareness. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including drills, videos, conversational activities, reading, and lecture. Students using 2010 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for lower level classes upon passing 2010 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take FREN 2020. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: FREN 1020 or instructor permission. FA.

FREN 2020. Intermediate French II. 4 Hours.

For intermediate-level students who have taken FREN 2010. Continued emphasis on communicative competence. Grammatical structures will be reviewed, conversation will be emphasized, and reading and writing will receive increased focus, as well as cultural awareness. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including drills, videos, conversational activities, reading, and lecture. Students using 2010 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for lower level classes upon passing 2010 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: FREN 2010 or instructor permission. SP.