Sep 24, 2023
FRCH& 121 - French I Credits: 5
Begins the systematic study of French with an emphasis on speaking and listening. Includes basic grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation practice. Students acquire basic knowledge of the diversity of the French speaking world, its history, and cultures.
Enrollment Requirement: No previous background in French, or no more than one year of high school French, or no more than two years of high school French with a “C” average or less; and eligible for ENGL 99 .
Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Course Fee: $5.00
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Distinguish between formal (F) and informal (I) greetings, introductions and questions.
- Use major regular and irregular verbs to communicate preference, origin, adjectives, personal belongings, family, work, and climate.
- Use three verb groups -ER, -IR, -RE present tense regular & irregular verbs in written and oral.
- Differentiate between present and immediate future in written and oral.
- Use language and intercultural skills to communicate with native speakers of French.
Analyze cultural perspectives and values of a multicultural world.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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