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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 2020-2021 academic year. 

 

Prerequisites

FRE 100 French I, or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Class
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 12, 2022
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 19, 2022 to Mar 30, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jan 29, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Feb 12, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Feb 26, 2022
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Mar 19, 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 Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Note that this is a blended/hybrid delivery course, with some classes taught in the classroom (at the Downtown Campus) and some classes delivered online synchronously in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates:

In-person sessions (at Downtown Campus):

Jan 12 (Wed), 6:00-8:30 pm

Jan 29 (Sat), 9 am-12:00 pm

Feb 12 (Sat), 9 am-12:00 pm

Feb 26 (Sat), 9 am-12:00 pm

Mar 19 (Sat), 9 am-12:00 pm

 

Online synchronous sessions (via Zoom):

Jan 19 - Mar 30, 2022

Wednesdays, 6:00-8:30 pm

Note: No class on Feb 23

 

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 will be used for live online sessions. For more information, 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 17, 2022 to Mar 28, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
Instructor(s)
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

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

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, 21 February 2022 - Family Day*

Type
Class
Days
M, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 11, 2022 to Jun 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
Instructor(s)
  • Chrystele Chevallier-Grabinska
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.

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.

**No class on Monday, 18 Apr 2022, Easter Monday & Monday, 23 May 2022, Victoria Day**

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