FRE 203-204 Syllabus

Division:††††††† Arts and Sciences†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Date:February 2014

Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Liberal Arts, General Education, or transfer curricula requiring a humanities elective

Course Number and Title:††††††††  FRE 203-204 Intermediate French I-II

Credit Hours:†† 3-4 cr each††††††††† Hours/Wk Lecture:†† 3-4 cr each†††† †††††††† Hours/Wk Lab:††† ††† Lec/Lab Comb:††† 3-4 cr each

  I.              Catalog Description: Continues to develop understanding, speaking, reading, and writing skills.Prerequisite French 102 or equivalent.

II.            Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught: The students who complete this course will have further skills needed to communicate successfully in the French language

 III.           Required background:††† Non-developmental in English

 IV.          Course Content:

††††† FRE 203 and FRE 204 further build upon the vocabulary and grammar learned in FRE 101 and 102 and includes how to:

A.    State preferences, give orders and directions, express intentions

B.     Describe daily routines, describe states and conditions, ask and answer questions††††††††

C.     Describe people and places, make comparisons, describe states and conditions

D.    Narrate in the past, recount and inquire about past events

E.     Describe the past,

F.      Ask questions, seek information, express time

G.    Make arrangements, indicate possession, indicate directions

H.    State opinions expressing feelings and reactions, describing personal values

I.      Express intention, specifying the purpose and nature of objects, indicating location and duration, qualifying information

J.    Narrate the future, talk about plans, describe wishes and regrets, describe relationships between events


V.Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student

will understand how to:

A.    Narrate in simple tenses (present, imperfect, future)

B.    Narrate in past tenses (passť composť, plus-que-parfait)

C.     Narrate in the conditional mood

D.    Indicate possession

E.       Use basic interrogative forms

F.    Use the comparative and superlative forms

G.    f.†† Use object pronouns



Class homework, quizzes, and tests


†† VII.    This course supports the following objectives:

DCC Educational Objectives:

Critical Thinking
Cultural and Social Understanding