SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 3:13:16 AMFREN 4 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 4Title:  INTERMED FRENCH-II  
Full Title:  Intermediate French
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: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Research compositions, analytical essays, readings, and critical discussions of modern and classical foreign language literature and culture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Four years of high school French or FREN 3. Not open to students with 5 years pre-college French or 4 semesters college French with "A" or "B" or equivalent, within the past 3 years.


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of ENGL 100B or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Research compositions, analytical essays, readings & critical discussions of modern & classical foreign language literature & culture.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Four years of high school French or FREN 3. Not open to students with 5 years pre-college French or 4 semesters college French with "A" or "B" or equivalent, within the past 3 years.
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100B or ENGL 100.
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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  LISTENING:  Understand virtually all face to face conversation in
 standard dialect delivered with normal clarity and speed; demonstrate
 familiarity with many idiomatic expressions and phrasal verbs;
 respond appropriately, verbally and non-verbally, to various levels
 of politeness, formality and register, especially academic; identify
 and comprehend main ideas and most supporting details in lectures
 and discussions; recognize verbal and nonverbal signals of organization
 and importance in lectures; and understand new vocabulary in context
 using guessing strategies.
 SPEAKING:  Use French for a variety of purposes:  describing,
 narrating, arguing, and persuading; self monitor and peer evaluate
 for effective speech in formal as well as informal interactions;
 use nonverbal communication appropriately:  posture, gestures, facial
 expression, and eye contact; speak fluently on general topics of
 current interest in French culture; maintain a conversation and use
 many idiomatic expressions; demonstrate awareness of levels of
 politeness, formality, and register, including inappropriate language
 such as racist or sexist terms; use discussion and conversational
 strategies effectively; and use intonation, pitch and pause to
 enhance or emphasize the message.
 READING:  Skim for main idea; scan for information; differentiate
 between main idea and supporting points; take notes, summarize and
 paraphrase for various purposes; read between the lines for inference,
 assumption and presupposition; read critically; identify author's
 point of view, tone and purpose; recognize bias when it exists;
 demonstrate significant library research skills; analyze rhetorical
 patterns, discourse cues and structural pointers to follow the
 development of the author's ideas; increase reading speed; vary
 speed and methods according to type of material and purpose for
 reading; use French college level dictionary effectively; guess
 word meanings by analyzing prefixes, suffixes, and roots; infer
 meaning of unknown vocabulary by using contextual clues; evaluate
 the relevance of textual material to particular research goals and
 identify sources that support particular arguments; and understand
 the organization of books, journals, newspapers, and essays.
 COMOPOSITION:  Revision for organization, style, and content;
 mastering the five-paragraph essay to include thesis statement and
 adequate paragraph development; develop and logically support a main
 idea in an expository essay; consider audience and intention; support
 a focus statement with original ideas and information from text,
 synthesize; employ essay examination skills by:  synthesizing
 relevant information from reading and lectures and writing under
 time pressure; write a short research paper summarizing journal
 articles and other sources, paraphrasing, synthesizing information
 from a minimum of three sources, avoiding plagiarism, documenting
 sources, and using a variety of clause patterns and subordination;
 and exhibit a sense of literary style.

Topics and Scope
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  CONTENT (Listening):  Technical reports; recorded and live lectures;
 announcements; instructions; telephone communications; radio and
 television broadcasts; movies and plays; face to face conversations;
 practical, social, cultural, abstract, and professional topics;
 special fields of competence; particular fields of interest.
 (Speaking):  Most practical, social, abstract, and academic topics;
 special fields of competence; particular fields of interest.
 (Composition):  Broadens to include:  academic content areas as
 determined by student, text, and teacher; expanded use of literary
 schemes such as poetry, short novel, and essays; a wide range of
 practical, social, and professional topics.
 (Reading):  Adapted and unadapted text as appropriate including
 academic materials, newspaper articles, editorials and commentaries,
 technical reports, novels, short stories, drama, and poetry; content
 now includes most practical, social, abstract, and professional
 topics determined by student needs and interests.
 (Grammar):  Grammar content is determined by student, text, and
 teacher. Grammar content is more individual and specific in nature
 rather than group structured.

Assignments:
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  In preparation for the 50 minute lecture class, students are expected
 to have:
     1. studied, prepared, and reviewed 10-20 pages from class text.
     2. completed 10-20 pages from required readings.
     3. listened to and reacted to about 30-50 minutes of language
        lab material.
     4. spent 15-50 minutes praticing and memorizing vocabulary
        phrases and cultural material.
     5. prepared 1-5 pages of assigned essay or term paper.
 In preparation for the lecture class, students are recommended to
 have:
     1. worked 10-50 minutes cooperativley with a fellow French student
        or another French-speaking person.
     2. worked as a French tutor for the SRJC Tutorial Service.
     3. listen to or view 10-50 minutes of French media other than
        that provided by the SRJC Language Lab.
     4. established a pattern of reading French language newspapers,
        magazines, and books as available at the SRJC Library, or
        within the Santa Rosa Community.

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
40 - 60%
Written homework, Reading reports, Essay exams, Term papers
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
5 - 10%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
COMPLETION OF SEMESTER'S LANGUAGE LAB HOURS


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  COLLAGE:  LECTURES LITTERAIRES by Baker, etc. 2nd Ed.
 COLLAGE:  REVISION GRAMMATICALE by Baker, etc. 2nd Ed.
 COLLAGE:  EXERCISES ECRITS ET DE LABORATOIRE by Baker, etc. 2nd Ed.

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