Course Description

Designed for intermediate learners, this course will help you speak more fluently and improve your command of grammar. Learn how to talk about the future, make polite requests, link ideas, and express attitudes and emotions.

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

  • Jobs, professions, and personal goals
  • Banking and finances
  • Leisure-time activities
  • Environmental and social issues

Course Details

Grammar concepts covered in French 5 include: future tense, conditional, subjunctive, relative pronouns, adjectives & adverbs, interrogative pronouns, and indefinite adjectives & pronouns.


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.


FRE 104 French 4 or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
Th, T
6:30PM to 8:30PM
Sep 21, 2023 to Nov 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $399.00
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 with the 3-year access 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 the 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 registering 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.

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