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Intermediate Conversation 210

Texts

Required: La France contemporaine
Optional: NTC's Dictionary of French Faux Pas
  English Grammar for students of French
  French-French dictionary (Le Petit Robert or Le Petit Larousse)

Goals

French 210 is for students wishing to develop their French conversational skills up to an intermediate level through class discussions and short oral presentations. The topics are oriented toward French and Francophone cultures (politics, economics, society, European Union, news, etc.) and current events. Lab hours in the International Language Center (ILC) are recommended. Prerequisite: One year of college-level French and concurrent enrollment recommended in French 201, 202 or 203.

Homework

There is a written or oral homework assignment every day. Students may also be working in small groups on assignments throughout the quarter.

Exams

There are four exams throughout the quarter as well as an oral comprehensive final. All exams are announced in advance.


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