FR 301 - French Language in Context:Emerging Independent Abroad I

FR 301 French Language in Context: Emerging Independent Abroad I offers an review and development to your practice and linguistic skills gained in previous levels, with an emphasis on the development of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through a communicative and direct approach, in order to meet the immediate and urgent everyday needs of the students in various situations. Students will be the main actors of their learning in concrete situations, they will take action and perform useful tasks of daily life in French environment. They will be able to interact on familiar topics, to communicate by telephone, in restaurants, railway stations, airports, hotels, banks or doctor, or to perform simple actions, to write emails or simple formal letters, accept or decline an invitation, to give or follow orders or instructions. By the end of the course students will realize they are better assimilated into everyday French life and culture. It is a demanding highly participatory course, inside and outside the classroom that rewards daily efforts by students. The pace is quick and lively: those who commit seriously to this adventure will be surprised with the outcomes of their efforts.

Course Information

Discipline(s):

French Language

Term(s) Offered:

Fall
Spring

Credits:

3

Language of instruction:

French

Contact Hours:

45

Prerequisites:

Students entering this level must be able to fulfill the learning outcomes of the Novice Abroad level, as defined by the IES Abroad MAP for Language and Intercultural Communication.

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