SRJC Course Outlines

11/30/2023 10:26:56 PMFREN 2 Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 2Title:  ELEMENTARY FRENCH 2  
Full Title:  Elementary French-Part 2
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled012 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR2.00 Contact DHR35.00
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 245.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of French 1.  Elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing in French.  Introduction to France and French-speaking cultures worldwide.

Two years of high school French or FREN 1.

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continuation of Fren 1.  Elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing in French.  Introduction to France and French-speaking cultures worldwide.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Two years of high school French or FREN 1.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1981
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3BHumanitiesFall 1981
 6ALanguage Other Than English  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1.  Use and demonstrate comprehension of others' use of French vocabulary
   related to nearly all of the most common personal, commercial,
   philosophical  and political topics.
2.  Formulate in French, questions and declarative sentences and improvise
   brief paragraph length statements on most common topics.
3.  Read and discuss simplified passages on range of cultural topics and
   read for general meaning authentic French texts.
4.  Write with few errors of spelling what he/she is able to say in
5.  Pronounce with great accuracy all French words that follow the regular
   phonological patterns and most that do not.
6.  Control with relative ease the following:  subject, object and
   disjunctive pronouns,
   present, past, imperfect and future tenses of all regular and most
   common irregular verbs.
7.  Identify and correctly produce the conditional and subjunctive or
   irregular and most irregular verbs.
8.  Produce compound and complex sentences involving the most common
9.  Demonstrate comprehension the main idea when listening to French
   spoken at a natural speed.

Topics and Scope
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Lecture and Lab material:
1.  French vocabulary related to nearly all of the most common
   personal and societal topics.
2.  French conversational formulas and the most common idioms.
3.  Improvising paragraph-length personal statements.
4.  Reading and analyzing readings in French.
5.  Grammatical terminology.
6.  Complexities of French sentence construction and its
   difference from English syntax.
7.  Creating sentences containing more than one verb tense.
8.  Listening to French spoken at a natural speed.

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Assignments may include:
1.  studying lesson(s) from the textbook (averaging 15 pages per week).
2.  memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words
   per week).
3.  completing exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 10 exercises
   per week).
4.  working in the language laboratory and writing reports (averaging 75
   minutes per week).
5.  completing exercises connected to the Web or a CD-Rom (averaging
   20 minutes per week).
6.  reviewing for quizzes and tests (one hour per week).
7.  quizzes and tests
8.  writing compositions
9.  oral participation, group activities and projects

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Compositions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Group activities, projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
in-class oral participation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Dictation, translation, essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Completion of semester's language lab hours.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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VOILA, Heilenman, Kaplan, Tournier (textbook, workbook/lab manual
  plus CD-Rom), 4th ed., Heinle & Heinle, 2001.

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