SRJC Course Outlines

6/25/2024 11:11:57 AMFREN 50B Course Outline as of Fall 2011

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 50BTitle:  BEG CONVERSATION-2  
Full Title:  Conversation for Beginners-Part 2
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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A continuation of beginning conversational French course designed to improve listening and speaking proficiencies including development of core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of FREN 50A or FREN 1 or equivalent


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A continuation of beginning conversational French course designed to improve listening and speaking proficiciencies including development of core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FREN 50A or FREN 1 or equivalent
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

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 will be able to:
1. Use a variety of common French verbs, adjectives, and nouns in basic conversation.
2. Use verbs in the present and past tenses.
3. Correctly respond appropriately to instructions, requests and invitations when given in French.
4. Demonstrate control of accurate French phonetics and pronunciation.
5. Comprehend and utilize new vocabulary from context.
6. Comprehend specific information and main ideas in simple printed texts.
7. Identify main ideas and key words in increasingly complex spoken statements.
8. Discriminate between levels of formality and express culturally appropriate courtesy.
9. Formulate statements in the present and past tenses that describe preferences, future plans, family surroundings, personal history and recent activities.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Greetings and expressions of courtesy
2.  Phonetics
3.  Nouns and adjectives
4.  Irregular verbs
5.  Common adverbs
6.  Past tenses
7.  Formulation of informational questions
8.  Vocabulary related to travel, shopping, restaurants, family, scheduling, and other everyday topics
9.  Oral communication strategies
10. Further introduction to French-speaking culture and customs

Assignments:
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1. Weekly study in the textboook (5 to 10 pages)
2. Weekly written exercises from the textbook, vocabulary manual, and/or handouts (3-5 pages)
3. Weekly Web-related tasks seeking information, researching questions (60 minutes)
4. Individual, pair and small group work discussion, role-plays, conversations and drills that apply to real world situations
5. Frequent viewing of video(s) and completion of accompanying exercises
6. Weekly class performance, such as role-playing, and presentations on cultural topics in French
7. Weekly quizzes; 1-3 exams; final exam

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
20 - 40%
Written homework, web-based reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Class performances, group and individual presentations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes, exams, final exam: multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 40%
Attendance, participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The French Experience, 2nd edition, NTC Publishing Group, BBC.: 2003

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