FR 320E • Advanced French I: WRITTEN EMPHASIS
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This course will be taught in French. The objective of this course is to improve all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) through a series of communicative tasks (compositions, listening comprehension, oral practice, etc.). Emphasis is placed on diversifying vocabulary, mastering a wider range of grammatical structures, increasing fluency, and developing appropriate strategies for writing argumentative essays in French. And finally, participants can expect to learn about social issues in the French-speaking world (e.g., immigration, language policy, globalization, etc).
ASSIGNMENTS: * Homework (workbook exercises, readings, oral assignments) * Quizzes * Compositions (approximately 8 per semester) * Hour tests (one test per chapter) FINAL EXAM: YES
Oukada, Larbi. 2006. Controverses. Boston: Thomson/Cengage Heinle. (ISBN textbook 1-4130-0449-0; workbook 1-4130-6837-5): Required Hawkins, French Grammar and Usage, (2nd edition), 2001, MCG, ISBN: 0-658-01799-5: Recommended Oxford, Compact Oxford Hachette French Dictionary, 3rd Ed., Oxford University Press, ISBN: 0-19-861071-8: Recommended