Designed for students with no previous experience in the language with focus on communicative skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Includes high frequency vocabulary, basic constructions, common phrases, and cultural aspects. Also stresses student participation in skills development. FRE 111 is strongly recommended for oral fluency, especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)
Continuation of FRE 101 with emphasis on basic language skills for communication and on cultural aspects to promote understanding and appreciation of French culture. FRE 112 is strongly recommended as a companion course to develop oral fluency, especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)
Prerequisite: FRE 101 or one year of high school French or equivalent.
Communication skills in French for students with limited experience in the language. Cultural topics are included in the development of practical language skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. A companion course, FRE 113 is strongly recommended for improving oral fluency, especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)
Prerequisite: FRE 102 or two years high school French or equivalent.
Continuation of FRE 103 with an emphasis on the development of linguistic skills and cultural understanding for students with some competency in the language. The companion course FRE 114 is strongly recommended for improving oral fluency, especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)
Prerequisite: FRE 103 or three years of high school French or equivalent.
Intensive participation in the spoken language to develop and improve oral fluency in conversation. Strongly recommended as a companion course to FRE 101 especially for students transferring to four-year institutions. Two class hours.
Corequisite: FRE 101, or some previous study of French.
In this course, students will improve their French conversational skills through the discussion of films in French. Student presentations will help the student improve their public speaking skills. In addition, the students will improve their listening comprehension through exposure to native speech. The films will introduce students to culture, some history, vernacular speech and regional accents. This course offers a new and different vision of language learning and use. The films serve as a catalyst for thought provoking cultural and linguistic examination. This offers the students the ability to express themselves and to expose themselves to the diversity of cultures in the many French speaking countries. The students will broaden their knowledge and analyze, compare and enrich their vocabulary and hone their analytic and critical thinking skills through their enhancement, solidification of the acknowledge of the language, and its variety of uses. Three class hours. (SUNY-FL)
Prerequisite: FRE 104, or excellence in High School French 5, or the equivalent, or permission of the instructor.
This course is designed to provide the opportunity to see and experience the richness of a French speaking country through the unique experience of travel. The core part of this course will be a stay in the country, with visits to the main cities and cultural centers. Class meetings prior to the trip will focus on topics that will help the student to prepare for the experience, and meetings after the trip will provide a time for debriefing, reporting, evaluation, and assimilation. The student is expected to complete ten tasks during his/her stay, make an oral presentation, and prepare a portfolio of the trip. This portfolio can be a personal journal, photo display, video recording, or a combination thereof. Three class hours.