Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FREN 201 - Intermediate French I

(HUMD [M])

Focuses on the study of French language and culture at the intermediate level. Students further their ability to communicate in French through an advanced consideration of cultural themes and a thorough review of French grammar to support increased focus on reading and composition. In-class work is supplemented by 10 hours of online homework. PREREQUISITE(S): FREN 102  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FR 201.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Communicate in the target language at an intermediate level in the skill areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
  • Apply advanced grammatical structures, such as complex verb forms, that support communication at the intermediate level of proficiency.
  • Compose descriptive, narrative, and expository pieces.
  • Express and appropriately employ more complex language functions in speech and in writing, including the following: expressing opinions, analyzing oral and written discourse, and using appropriate language registers.
  • Discuss Francophone culture and specific cultural practices at the intermediate level by using more complex sentences and paragraphs.
  • Discuss the relationship between the Francophone cultural practices and products under consideration at the intermediate level by using more complex sentences and paragraphs.
  • Consider authentic texts, both literary and popular.
  • Recognize and actively engage in appropriate sociolinguistic behaviors through oral presentations at the intermediate level as these correspond to increasing linguistic ability in French.
  • Produce and present a cultural project at the intermediate  level.

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