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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 in the workplace, at the restaurant, store, airport, etc. Main grammar points include pronouns, adjectives and adverbs, and the past tense with auxiliary verbs to have and to be.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Understand a variety of communicative situations presented in elementary but authentic French.
  • Introduce yourself, talk about likes and dislikes, state your age, introduce your family, express your feelings, describe your city and yourself, talk about clothing, purchases and everyday activities
  • Express events in the past tense
  • Give orders in French
  • Write simple texts

Notes

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 2017-2018 academic year. 

 

Prerequisites

FRE 100 French I, or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
M, W
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 16, 2019 to Nov 27, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
Required Software
The textbook bundle for this course comes with access to iLrn Heinle Learning Centre. This online learning system includes study tools, access to an audio- and video-enhanced eBook with integrated activities, video cultural modules, an interactive VoiceBoard with helpful role plays, an online student activities manual (SAM) with audio, and live, online tutoring with a French teaching expert, and more than 30 grammar tutorial videos.
Reading List / Textbook

Option 1: Contacts, 9th Edition Volume 1 (French levels I-II) by Valette and Valette, Nelson Education, ISBN 9780176720902. This bundle includes the text, student activities manual + 24-month iLrn Heinle Learning Centre printed access card.

Option 2: Contacts, 9th Edition bundle by Valette and Valette, Nelson Education, ISBN 9781285042121. This bundle includes the textbook for French levels 1-5 and 24-month iLrn Heinle Learning Centre printed access card (but not a paper copy of the student activities manual)..

For iLrn technical requirements, please visit
https://hlc.quia.com/support. Not compatible for use with tablets or mobile devices.

Both textbook bundles are available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

 

Section Notes

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 ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 19, 2019 to Dec 05, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:20PM
Dates
Sep 28, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:20PM
Dates
Oct 26, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:20PM
Dates
Nov 30, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
Required Software
The textbook bundle for this course comes with access to iLrn Heinle Learning Centre. This online learning system includes study tools, access to an audio- and video-enhanced eBook with integrated activities, video cultural modules, an interactive VoiceBoard with helpful role plays, an online student activities manual (SAM) with audio, and live, online tutoring with a French teaching expert, and more than 30 grammar tutorial videos.
Reading List / Textbook

Option 1: Contacts, 9th Edition Volume 1 (French levels I-II) by Valette and Valette, Nelson Education, ISBN 9780176720902. This bundle includes the text, student activities manual + 24-month iLrn Heinle Learning Centre printed access card.

Option 2: Contacts, 9th Edition bundle by Valette and Valette, Nelson Education, ISBN 9781285042121. This bundle includes the textbook for French levels 1-5 and 24-month iLrn Heinle Learning Centre printed access card (but not a paper copy of the student activities manual)..

For iLrn technical requirements, please visit
https://hlc.quia.com/support. Not compatible for use with tablets or mobile devices.

Both textbook bundles are available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

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 ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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