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FR 101 - Elementary French 1

Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 4
Description: This course is intended for students with no previous education in French. You will learn basic vocabulary and grammar patterns and will build competence in all four skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through varied activities, emphasis will be placed on oral proficiency and communication. You will also gain an appreciation for the French and Francophone culture.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Humanities
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This course counts toward a Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education Requirement.

This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Determine the meaning of beginning French texts.
  2. Write grammatically correct sentences in French.
  3. Discriminate among distinctive French sounds.
  4. Interpret the meaning of spoken French.
  5. Pronounce French words, phrases and sentences correctly.
  6. Speak French clearly and accurately with beginning fluency.
  7. Integrate beginning French vocabulary into simple sentences, paragraphs and dialog.
  8. Apply beginning rules of French grammar, syntax, tense and gender correctly.
  9. Communicate effectively in French through reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  10. Compare beginning aspects of French and English grammar and syntax.
  11. Explore some aspects of Francophone culture.
  12. Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for further exploration of the French language and Francophone culture.

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