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Course Description

This course is designed for beginners in a French language class. Conversation topics cover introductions, the alphabet, numbers and dates. Main grammar points include gender of nouns, adjectives and articles, present tense of some regular and irregular verbs, and formal and informal forms of address.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and use greetings and farewells
  • Talk about your likes and dislikes
  • Talk about personalities, clothing, colours, and furniture
  • Make simple sentences in the present tense
  • Use prepositions of place
  • Ask and answer questions in the present tense

Notes

There is no formal assessment in this courses as it is not part of a certificate program. However, students can expect a number of assignments and quizzes which will help them and the instructor evaluate their progress in the course. Students will receive AT (attended) or NC (not completed) code on their transcript.  

 

If you have previous experience in French, you may contact our staff to discuss an appropriate starting level.

 

French is spoken in all classes, even at the beginner level.

 

Full time U of C students are eligible for a 25% discount on French courses. You must phone our office at 403-220-2866 to register with the discount. Valid for 2022-2023 academic year. 

 

 

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 19, 2022 to Nov 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Required resource:

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

No class on Monday, October 10, 2022

 

Type
Class
Days
W, M
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 21, 2022 to Nov 30, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Required resource:

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

No class on Monday, October 10, 2022.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

 

Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2022 to Dec 08, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Sep 24, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Oct 29, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Nov 26, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages are available for purchase at UCalgary Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

 

Section Notes

Delivery format may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

 

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 11, 2023 to Mar 29, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jan 28, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Feb 25, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Mar 18, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 16, 2023 to Mar 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

No class on Monday, Feb 20, 2023

 

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 17, 2023 to Jun 26, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

No class on Mon, 22 May 2023, Victoria Day

 

Type
Class
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 18, 2023 to Jun 22, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jul 04, 2023 to Aug 24, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $345.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title:Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: Amon 
Publisher: McGraw Hill
Option 1 - Print package: Textbook* and 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264601271
Option 2 - Digital package: 3-year Connect access (with eBook), ISBN 9781264594580

Print and digital packages must be purchased through UCalgary Bookstore in order to get a 3-year access to Connect. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

*Please hold onto the print access card that is shrink-wrapped with the textbook as it contains the access coded needed for your course.*

Section Notes

Delivery format and health protocols may change in response to COVID-19. Students will be informed of any changes.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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