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French 102

Course Outline - Introductory French

Length of Course: One Semester (14 weeks)

Classroom Hours per Week: 5 hours lecture

Number of Credits: 3 credits

Prerequisites: French 101

Corequisite: English 099


Description of Course

FREN 102 is a continuation of FREN 101. The course is designed to give students a basic grounding of the French Language. The classes (5 hours per week) will survey some features of the French Language (grammar/vocabulary) and explore Francophone cultures; primarily from Canada and France. All activities will require interactive communication to reinforce these features.


Course Outline:

Weeks Description
Week 1-2 Grammaire: Passé Composé with Etre, Direct Object Pronouns, -IR- verbs, Imperative
Vocabulaire: Travel, Hotel
Week 3-4 Grammaire: Imparfait, Passé Composé vs Imparfait, Savoir vs. Connaitre, Adverbs
Vocabulaire: House, Chores
Week 5-6 Venir, Recent Past, Devoir, Vouloir, Pouvoir, Compatives and Superlatives, Double Object Pronouns
Vocabulaire: Food
Week 7-8

Grammaire: Reflexive verbs, Reflexives in Idiomatic Sense, Passé Composé with Reflexives, Pronouns: y / en
Vocabulaire: Daily Routine, Health, Body

MID-TERM EXAM/ EXAMEN PARTIEL (Covering Weeks 1-6)

Week 9-10 Grammaire: Conditional, IF clauses, Prepositions with Infinitives, Reciprocal Reflexives
Vocabulaire: Technology, Car
Week 11-12

Grammaire: Voir, Recevoir, Apercevoir, Negation, Future, Relative Pronouns
Vocabulaire: Shopping, Directions

ORAL EXAM / EXAMEN ORALE

Week 13 Revue et activités culturels / Bonus Project / Group Presentation
Week 14 FINAL EXAM / EXAMEN FINAL (Covering Weeks 7-12)

Evaluation

Final Exam 30%
Mid-term Exam 20%
Oral Exam 5%
Homework (incl. Supersite Exercises) 18%
Quizzes (12) 12%
Participation: (incl. Social Media, Attendance, Participation) 10%
Group Presentation 5%

Textbook

Mitschke, Cherie, Chery Tano. PANORAMA II. Boston: Vista Higher Learning, 2010. (Textbook, Workbook, and Supersite Access Package).


Transferability

SFU: FREN XXX (3)
UBC: FREN 1st (3)
UVic: FREN 100 lev (1.5)
KWAN: FREN 1101 (3)


Instructor

Kosta Kolokatsis, B.A. (Concordia), M.A. (Western Ontario)