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French

Humanities Division

FREN-01 ELEMENTARY FRENCH
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-84.
FREN-01 is an introduction to the basics of modern French: understanding the spoken word, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will learn standard French pronunciation. They will be given instruction and grammar and idiomatic usage and will study various aspects of francophone culture such as history, literature, art, music, painting, and architecture. (4/00)

FREN-02 ELEMENTARY FRENCH
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: FREN-01.
FREN-02 will provide a review of grammar studied in FREN-01 and will introduce additional basics of modern French grammar and idiomatic usage. Students will continue to increase skill in understanding the spoken word, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will gain a further understanding of francophone culture through reading selected materials, watching videos, and listening to cassettes and CDs. (4/00)

FREN-03 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
(CSU breadth area C2) 5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: FREN-02.
FREN-03 is a continuation of FREN-02. It offers an intensive review of grammar basics and introduces additional verbal and other grammatical structure. Students in this intermediate class will increase their understanding of the spoken word, and will advance in their ability to speak, read, and write modern French. They will study various aspects of francophone culture such as history, literature, art, music, painting, and architecture. (4/00)

FREN-04 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
5 units: 5 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: FREN-03.
FREN-04 is a continuation of FREN-03. This is an intermediate course in modern French which offers instruction in more difficult grammatical and idiomatic usages and more challenging culture content. (4/00)

FREN-39 ADVANCED FRENCH
1 unit: 3 hours lab. Prerequisite: FREN-03.
This course is designed to acquaint the advanced student with specific items of French language, literature, and culture, including history, political thought, and sociological change. Papers will be written which will enforce knowledge of these areas and critical analysis of current French intellectual and social thinking. May be repeated three times. (4/00)


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