SRJC Course Outlines

2/25/2024 6:20:01 AMFREN 4 Course Outline as of Fall 2006

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 4Title:  INTERMED FRENCH-PART 2  
Full Title:  Intermediate 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 Scheduled017 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 or P/NP
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 in French including discussion and essays to assure control of linguistic and cultural principles.  Continued review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Four years of high school French or completion of FREN 3


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Speaking, reading and writing in French including discussion and essays to assure control of linguistic and cultural principles.  Continued review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Four years of high school French or completion of FREN 3
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:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Compose a French essay on topics of general interest over
   a wide range of personal and societal issues.
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 cultural topics.
4.  Summarize, analyze and interpret most French-language short fiction
   and non-technical non-fiction orally and in writing without a
   dictionary.
5.  Formulate utterances in French that includes all pronouns,
   prepositions and conjunctions as well as the correct usage of all
   regular and irregular verbs in tenses and moods.
6.  Produce and employ with relative ease: all regular and irregular
   verb conjugations, all pronouns and all tenses and moods.
7.  Produce original interpretations of texts.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Extensive French vocabulary and idiomatic expressions covering topics
   including but not limited to:
   a.  travel
   b.  finances
   c.  computers
   d.  style
   e.  professions
   f.  art and entertainment
   g.  politics
2.  Short fictional and non-fictional reading selections including:
   a.  works by French authors
   b.  works by other Francophone authors
   c.  selections from French-language periodicals
3.  Complex sentences in French involving:
   a.  these tenses and moods (often used in combination): present,
       passe, compose, imperfect, future, conditional, pluperfect,
       future perfect, conditional perfect, subjunctive, past
       subjunctive, presentparticiple, infinitive
   b.  conjunctions and prepositions associated with all these tenses
       and moods
4.  Accurately-pronounced utterances in French:
   a.  when speaking extemporaneously
   b.  when reading aloud
5.  French poems and songs
   a.  interpreted for content and form
   b.  recited correctly
   c.  analyzed for cultural content
6.  French spoken at a natural speed by native speakers
   a.  as comprehension practice
   b.  analyzed for pronunciation
7.  Global issues of the French-speaking world
8.  Critical thinking skills such as:
   a.  Simple argumentation in French
   b.  Persuasion
   c.  Reaching agreement
   d.  Exploring differences of perspective

Assignments:
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1.  Studying one or two lessons from the textbook (averaging 15 pages)
   per week.
2.  Reading French short fiction 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.  Chapter tests and a final exam that covers reading, writing
   and speaking in French.
6.  Working in the language laboratory (averaging 75 minutes per week)
   and completing lab workbook exercises.
7.  Answering questions on readings (15 minutes per week).
8.  Writing 300-500 word essays in French (30 minutes per week).
9.  Active participation to classroom discussions in French.

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, 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
30 - 40%
Class performances, Performance exams, Lab workbook
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
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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Bravo! By Muyskens, Etc. 5th Ed., 2004.
Bravo! Cahier D'exercices Et Manuel De Laboratoire, By Muyskens, Etc.,
  5th Ed., 2004.
Explorations: La Litterature Du Monde Francais, Shunk, Etc. 4th.Ed., 2004.

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