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Course Description

This course is designed for students who have some basic knowledge of the French language.  Students should be comfortable saying basic phrases and forming simple sentences in the present tense. Conversation topics cover situations at a restaurant, grocery store, your home, surroundings, etc. The main grammar points include some irregular verbs, adjectives and adverbs, and near future, the imperative, and an introduction to the past tense with the auxiliary verbs to have.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand a variety of communicative situations presented in elementary but authentic French.
  • Introduce your family and relatives, and describe your house and surroundings
  • Talk about weather and tell time
  • Point out people and things
  • Talk about food and drinks, and place an order at a restaurant
  • Ask about and express your actions and abilities, possession, and preferences
  • Express events in the past tense
  • Write simple texts in French

Notes

Effective 2021, all students in this course are formally assessed with a letter grade. Those who do not wish to be assessed can apply for course audit.

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. 

 

Prerequisites

FRE 100 French 1, or an equivalent.

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 20, 2022 to Nov 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
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

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.

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 $395.00
Instructor(s)
  • Sandra Graham
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Vis-à-vis: Beginning French
Edition: 7
Authors: AAmon
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 Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

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

Note: 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
Jan 12, 2023 to Mar 30, 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 $395.00
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

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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, W
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 16, 2023 to Mar 29, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
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

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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, February 20, 2022
Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 12, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Apr 29, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
May 27, 2023
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jun 17, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
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

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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
Apr 17, 2023 to Jun 26, 2023
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
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

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

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, 22 May 2023, Victoria Day
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