SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 12:32:10 PMFREN 3 Course Outline as of Fall 2003

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 3Title:  INTERMED FRENCH 1  
Full Title:  Intermediate French-Part 1
Last Reviewed:4/13/2020

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: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Speaking, reading and writing with discussion and essays to assure control of linguistic and cultural principles.  Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Three years of high school French or FREN 2.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Speaking, reading and writing with discussions and essays to assure control of linguistic and cultural principles.  Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Three years of high school French or FREN 2.
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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
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:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Compose a French essay of 500 words on topics of general interest over
   a wide range of personal and societal topics.
2.  Hold a conversation and speak extemporaneously on a wide range of
   personal topics with few errors of grammar.
3.  Comprehend French spoken naturally on a wide range of common topics.
4.  Comprehend the general meaning of short fiction and non-fiction
   written in French without a dictionary.
5.  Comprehend in great detail the meaning of short fiction and
   non-fiction written in French with the help of a dictionary.
6.  Analyze, discuss and answer questions orally and in writing about
   short fiction and non-fiction.
7.  Produce and employ with relative ease:  most regular and irregular
   verb conjugations, subject and object pronouns, present, past,
   future and conditional verbs.
8.  Produce and employ with relative ease most everyday French vocabulary,
   most common idioms, and some theme-specific vocabulary (classroom
   jargon, for example).
9.  Produce correct pronunciation of familiar French words as well as
   most unfamiliar ones.
10. Produce responses that are intelligently conceptualized.

Topics and Scope
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1.  French vocabulary
2.  Idiomatic expressions in French
3.  Short fictional and non-fictional selections
4.  Complex sentences in French
5.  Regular and irregular verbs in past, present and future tenses
6.  Accurately-pronounced utterances in French
7.  French poems and songs
8.  French spoken at natural speed by native speakers
9.  Global issues of the French-speaking world
10. Critical thinking skills such as simple argumentation and persuasion.

Assignments:
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Assignments for French 3 may include:
1.  Studying one or two lessons from the textbook (averaging 15 pages
   per week)
2.  Reading short fiction or articles of cultural interest (averaging
   7 pages per week)
3.  Memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per
   week)
4.  Completing exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 10 exercises
   per week)
5.  Reviewing for quizzes and tests (averaging one hour per week)
6.  Working in the language laboratory (averaging 75 minutes per week)
7.  Oral answers and written answers to questions on readings ( 15 minutes
   per week)
8.  300-500 word essays in French (30 minutes per week)

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 - 30%
Written homework, Reading reports, Lab reports, Essays
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 - 30%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Dictation and translation, essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
COMPLETION OF SEMESTER'S LANGUAGE LAB HOURS


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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BRAVO!, by Muyskens, etc., 3rd ed., 2002
BRAVO! CAHIER D'EXERCICES ET MANUEL DE LABORATOIRE, by Muyskens, etc.,
  3rd ed., 2002
EXPLORATIONS: LA LITTERATURE DU MONDE FRANCAIS, Schunk, etc. 3rd ed., 2002

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