Culture, Society and the Mind
Global Studies Department
FRE 101—Elementary French 1
A beginning study of the language for students who have not previously studied French, or those who have no more than one year of high school French. Although emphasis is placed on the language as it is heard and spoken, reading and writing skills are also developed. (G9A)
Students who are proficient in French may be placed in a more advanced course
FRE 102—Elementary French 2
Additional practice in conversation is combined with the development of reading and writing skills. Readings pertain to cultural topics.
FRE 101 or two years of high school study or placement by the instructor
FRE 201—Intermediate French 1
This course increases the student's ability to use the language through practice in conversation, reading, and writing. It includes a systematic review of the essentials of grammar. Readings pertain to contemporary cultural topics.
FRE 102 or instructor placement
FRE 202—Intermediate French 2
Emphasis is given to cultural or literary readings and to free oral expression. Grammatical structures, including the subjunctive, are reviewed.
FRE 201 or instructor placement
FRE 203—Advanced French 1
Literary works of twentieth century French authors are studied and oral fluency is further developed through practice in conversation. Grammar is reviewed as needed.
FRE 202 or instructor placement
FRE 204—Advanced French 2
Readings in twentieth century prose and poetry are discussed, as well as other topics of cultural interest. Compositions are occasionally required.
FRE 203 or placement by the instructor