Course Description

Conversation topics cover a large range of social situations, workplace telephone calls, descriptions of emotions and state of mind, and discussions regarding political, social and artistic topics. The main grammar points introduced are direct object pronouns, relative pronouns, future tense and negative expressions.

Course Details

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

  • Describe people and places in longer sentences
  • Talk about the past; describe what you used to do
  • Narrate a past event
  • Describe daily routines
  • Describe interactions and personal relationships
  • Discuss future possibilities


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. 


FRE 103 French III, or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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6:30PM to 8:30PM
Apr 19, 2022 to Jun 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $395.00
Reading List / Textbook

Print option: “Contacts” by Valette and Valette, 9th edition Volume 2; Cengage, ISBN: 9780176582111. This custom text includes Units 6-11 and student activities manual pages for these units. The text is used in French level 3, 4 and 5 courses.

eBook (one-year access): “Contacts” by Valette and Valette, 9th edition Volume 2; Cengage, ISBN: 9781774740156. The ebook includes the same content as the print text above.

Available for purchase through UCalgary bookstore. Call (403) 220-5937 or visit. www.calgarybookstore.ca

Please note: We have implemented a new French resource in the fall 2021. The new text will be used in French 4 courses starting in the fall 2022.

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.


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