Fundamentals of the language including pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking.
A continuation of 101. Additional fundamentals of the language including pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, and speaking.
Intensive study of some aspect of French and/or Francophone culture and literature. No prior knowledge of French is necessary: all
works are read in English.
An introduction to the reading and analysis of African literatures written in French. The course examines identity/otherness, “race,” cultural hegemony, oral literatures, gender-related issues, and post-colonialism. No prior knowledge of French is necessary: All works are read and discussed in English. Open to seniors with permission of instructor only.
Immersion-style French language study at the intermediate level, in a Francophone country. May be used to satisfy the college’s
proficiency requirement in foreign languages.
Continued practice and acquisition of the basic language skills: listening, reading, speaking, writing, and cultural proficiency.
Enhanced practice and acquisition of linguistic and cultural skills. Particular attention is placed on the discussion of literary and cultural texts, and on exploration of current topics in the French-speaking world.
This course develops the ability to read critically and write substantial analytical essays in French. Introduction to literary analysis and
advanced grammar review.
Immersion-style French language study beyond the intermediate level, in a Francophone country. Counts as one elective course beyond the three core courses in the French minor.
Emphasis on oral expression and listening comprehension. Small group format. May be repeated once for credit with a different
instructor or topic. Recommended in conjunction with French 301.