About FREN 002 B

Further development of French composition, comprehension, pronunciation, speaking, reading, and writing in a cultural context. Classes are conducted in French and students engage in active use of the language. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 051. Prerequisite: FREN 001 or equivalent.

Notes

Prereq: FREN 001 or equivalent; Open to Degree and CDE students

Section Description

FREN 002 is the second course in a two-semester sequence of beginning French. It is designed for students who have successfully completed FREN 001 at the University of Vermont, as well as students with previous experience in French who have scored the requisite number of points in the UVM placement test. The course emphasizes all four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in order to communicate in French in a realistic and culturally appropriate manner. All classes are taught in French. FREN 002 is the second course in a two-semester sequence of beginning French. It is designed for students who have successfully completed FREN 001 at the University of Vermont, as well as students with previous experience in French who have scored the requisite number of points in the UVM placement test. The course emphasizes all four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in order to communicate in French in a realistic and culturally appropriate manner. All classes are taught in French. FREN 002 is the second course in a two-semester sequence of beginning French. It is designed for students who have successfully completed FREN 001 at the University of Vermont, as well as students with previous experience in French who have scored the requisite number of points in the UVM placement test. The course emphasizes all four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in order to communicate in French in a realistic and culturally appropriate manner. All classes are taught in French. FREN 002 is the second course in a two-semester sequence of beginning French. It is designed for students who have successfully completed FREN 001 at the University of Vermont, as well as students with previous experience in French who have scored the requisite number of points in the UVM placement test. The course emphasizes all four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use their newly acquired skills in order to communicate in French in a realistic and culturally appropriate manner. All classes are taught in French.

Section Expectation

Upon completion of FREN 002, the student: -will be able to engage in simple conversation on familiar topics necessary for survival in the target language culture. -will be able to give personal information, state a simple opinion, talk about a limited number of activities, preferences, and immediate needs. -will be able to understand predictable messages found in public spaces. -will be able to express past actions and future events. -will be sensitive to and respectful of cultural differences. -will be able to write simply about common, discrete elements of daily life in a personal -manner. -will be able to recognize key words and cognates while engaging in the reading of non-complex texts (literary or other) in the target language, and derive relevant information from them. -will have broadened his or her general cultural knowledge of the French-speaking communities and countries of the world today.

Evaluation

IV. GRADE BREAKDOWN: 1. Partial exams 30% 2. Final Exam (comprehensive) 20% 3. Class participation 15% 4. Homework 10% 5. Quizzes 10% 6. Oral exam/labs 10 % 7. Compositions/special projects 5% Total 100%

Course Dates

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Lafayette Hall L411 (View Campus Map)

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Lafayette Hall L411 (View Campus Map)

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