SRJC Course Outlines

12/8/2019 8:55:06 AMFREN 3 Course Outline as of Spring 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 3Title:  INTERMEDIATE FRENCH-1  
Full Title:  Intermediate French-Part 1
Last Reviewed:2/22/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 227.50 

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 in French with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.

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


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 with discussions and essays to develop linguistic skill and cultural knowledge. Review of first-year linguistic and cultural content.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:FREN 2 or three years of high school French
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: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Speak near-native sounding French at moderate speed.
2.  Demonstrate comprehension of French spoken by native speakers on most common topics.
3.  Conduct conversations in French on a wide variety of topics.
4.  Explain and interpret pieces of journalism and literature orally and in writing.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students 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.  Converse and speak extemporaneously on a wide range of personal topics with few errors of grammar.
3.  Demonstate comprehension of French spoken naturally on a wide range of common topics.
4.  Demonstrate comprehension of the general meaning of short fiction and non-fiction written in French without the use of a dictionary and in more detail with a dictionary.
5.  Discuss  and answer questions about short fiction and non-fiction orally and in writing.
6.  Produce and employ with relative ease most regular and irregular verb conjugations, subject and object pronouns, present, past, future and conditional verbs.
7.  Produce and employ with relative ease most everyday French vocabulary, most common idioms, and some theme-specific vocabulary (classroom jargon, for example).
8.  Produce correct pronunciation of familiar French words as well as most unfamiliar ones.

Topics and Scope
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I.      French vocabulary at an intermediate level.
II.      Idiomatic expressions in French
III.     Selections of short fiction and non-fiction
IV.    Complex sentences in French
V.     Regular and irregular verbs in past, present and future tenses
VI.    French poems and songs
VII.   Global issues of the French-speaking world
VIII.  Critical thinking skills such as simple argumentation and persuasion

Assignments:
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1.  Read and study one or two lessons from the textbook (averaging 15 pages per week).
2.  Read short fiction, poetry, or articles of cultural interest (averaging 7 pages per week).
3.  Memorize vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week).
4.  Complete exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 10 exercises per week).
5.  Review for quizzes and tests (averaging one hour per week).
6.  Spoken and written answers to questions on readings ( 15 minutes per week).
7.  300-500 word essays in French (30 minutes per week).
8.  Listening comprehension exercises.
9. Oral presentations
10.  Chapter tests and  final exam that covers reading, writing and speaking in French.
 
Online Assignments
1. Complete online exercises (2 hours per week).
2. View and interpret text-integrated video programs in French (1 hour 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, workbook exercises, 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 - 35%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam: Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, dictation and translation
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Completion of online assignments


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Imaginez. (3rd Edition)  Mitschke, Cherie. Vista Higher Learning: 2016
Instructor prepared materials

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