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Course Description

Continue to explore verbs in the present tense, including some irregular forms, and expand your knowledge of the past tense. Conversation topics cover vacations, transportation, media and communications. Through role-playing and other exercises, gain more fluency and confidence in speaking French.

Course Details

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

  • Describe and talk about the past events
  • Express actions, observations, and beliefs
  • Talk about vacations, recreation, and modes of transportation
  • Discuss communication, media, and modern technology
  • Understand native speakers more easily
  • Build sentences more spontaneously
  • Speak more succinctly, with improved pronunciation

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 102 French 2, or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Type
Class
Days
Th, M
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2022 to Dec 01, 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: 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, 10 Oct 2022, Thanksgiving Day

 

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 17, 2023 to Mar 23, 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: 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

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
Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Apr 13, 2023 to Jun 29, 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: 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 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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