About FREN 001 OL1

Fundamentals 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. No prior knowledge expected. Cannot be taken for credit after FREN 002.


Dates: May 22 - June 30, 2023; Async w/ at least 1 weekly group Teams meeting w/ prof

Section Description

FREN 001 is the first course in a two-semester sequence of beginning French. It is designed for the student with little or no prior knowledge of the language. 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 will be taught in French.

Section Expectation

Most of the work of the course will be asynchronous. Each week, you will also have a one-hour small-group meeting with your professor on Teams for oral practice. There will be a choice of three times for that meeting. You'll also do one-on-one partner work once a week on Teams with a classmate.


Active participation on Teams 20% / Homework on Connect 20% / Oral Exams 15% / Written Exams (3) 20% / Final Exam 25%

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