Jul 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ ARCHIVED CATALOG VERSION ]

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FREN 100 - Elementary French 1

Number of Credits: 3
Elementary French 1 is basic French for students with little or no knowledge of the language. The course provides a solid foundation in the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking, as well as grammar. Advanced Placement Exam (French) and CLEP (French Level 1) accepted. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. GENERAL EDUCATION


  (Fall Term Only) Three hours lecture each week. Three Credits. Three billable hours.

GENERAL EDUCATION Category: Arts and Humanities

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use novice level structures and vocabulary to communicate about themselves and their immediate surroundings (GE1)
  2. Communicate orally with accuracy using simple, high-frequency words and phrases in French (GE1)
  3. Create grammatically correct questions and sentence-level responses in written and oral forms (GE1)
  4. Derive meaning from short, predictable written texts and aural passages that convey basic information about familiar topics or contexts (GE1)
  5. Recognize and apply patterns to predict meaning of cognates and unfamiliar words (GE3)
  6. Identify rules of register formality according to situation and audience (GE1)
  7. Identify locations where French is spoken (GE8)
  8. Explain benefits of speaking French in student’s chosen field (GE8)
  9. Convey knowledge of other disciplines through the study of the French language and the cultures and diverse experiences of its speakers (GE5, GE6)
  10. Locate, evaluate, use and cite research sources when completing written assignments (GE4, GE5)

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