Course Description

This course focuses on pronunciation, idioms, sentence structure, oral expression and short presentations on current topics and themes of interest.  Students are given plenty of opportunity to practise speaking and listening, by working in pairs and small groups in a relaxed setting.


Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Have simple conversations in French
  • Use basic grammar in simple interactions
  • Use the most common tenses (present, past, future)
  • Speak French with more confidence


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. 


FRE 103 French III, or equivalent

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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6:30PM to 8:30PM
Jan 23, 2020 to Mar 26, 2020
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $225.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook is required but Contacts, 9th edition by Valette and Velette can be used as a reference.


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

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