Foreign Language, French (FF)

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FF-LAB   Conversation PracticeCredits: None   

Corequisite: FF-201 or FF-202.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Separate lab component from intermediate course(s).

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FF-LAB   Conversation PracticeCredits: None   

Corequisite: FF-201 or FF-202.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Separate lab component from intermediate course(s).

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FF-101   Elementary French ICredits: 3   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

An elementary-level, communicative-based language course. Intended for students with no French at all or no more than two years of high school French. Practice in the classroom is supplemented by work in the language laboratory. FF-101 and FF-102 are sequential.

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FF-102   Elementary French IICredits: 3   

Prerequisite: FF-101.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An elementary-level, communicative-based language course. Intended for students with no more than three years of high school French or students who have completed FF-101 and FF-102 are sequential.

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FF-201   Intermediate French ICredits: 3   

Prerequisite: Four years of high school French or FF-102.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An intermediate-level, communicative-based language sequence. A review of French grammar, vocabulary and communicative structures, this course sequence (FF-201 and FF-202) emphasizes skill development in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in French through oral and written practice in the classroom and in the language laboratory. Students will also be introduced to French literature and culture through short literary and non-literary texts. FF-201 and FF-202 are sequential. Students who register for FF-201 must also register for a weekly session of conversation practice in the World Languages and Cultures Resource Center, coordinated by the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

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FF-202   Intermediate French IICredits: 3   

Prerequisite: FF-201.

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

An intermediate-level, communicative-based language sequence. A review of French grammar, vocabulary and communicative structures, this course sequence (FF-201 and FF-202) emphasizes skill development in speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing in French through oral and written practice in the classroom and in the language laboratory. Students will also be introduced to French literature and culture through short literary and non-literary texts. FF-201 and FF-202 are sequential. Students who register for FF-202 must also register for a weekly session of conversation practice in the World Languages and Cultures Resource Center, coordinated by the Department of World Languages and Cultures.

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FF-301   Survey of French LiteratureCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Survey of French Literature up to 1800.

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FF-303   Advanced French Composition and ConversationCredits: 3   

Prerequisite: Twelve credits in French.

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Oral and written use of correct, idiomatic French vocabulary building, oral discussion, composition, and instruction in the presentation of material.

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FF-309   French Culture and CivilizationCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Political, social, and other developments in France from the Middle Ages to 1800.

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FF-312   Independent Readings in FrenchCredits: 1-3   

Course Type(s): None

Supervised readings in the original language for students who wish to do intensive work in their major field; materials are selected in consultation with the student's advisor from the major field, and the student confers regularly with an instructor from the language staff.

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FF-399   Independent Study in FrenchCredits: 3   

Course Type(s): None

Guided readings and research on an area or topic of the French language, culture and/or literature selected in consultation with the instructor. Regular conferences with the instructor and written reports.

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FF-499   Independent Study in FrenchCredits: 3   

Course Type(s): None

Guided readings and research on an area or topic of the French language, culture and/or literature selected in consultation with the instructor. Regular conferences with the instructor and written reports.