SRJC Course Outlines

10/26/2020 11:58:19 AMFREN 50B Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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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.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FREN 50A or FREN 1 or equivalent
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Students will speak French using expanded vocabulary and grammatical structures on
     everyday topics using clear pronunciation.
2.  Students will ask and answer questions and hold conversations in French on common topics.
 

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Students 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. 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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I.     Greetings and Expressions of Courtesy
II.    Phonetics
III.   Nouns and Adjectives
IV.   Irregular Verbs
V.    Common Adverbs
VI.   Past Tenses
VII.  Formulation of Informational Questions
VIII. Vocabulary (related to travel, shopping, restaurants, family, scheduling, and other
       everyday topics)
IX.  Oral Communication Strategies
X.   Further Introduction to French-Speaking Culture and Customs

Assignments:
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1. Weekly study in the textbook (5 to 10 pages)
2. Weekly written exercises from the textbook, vocabulary manual, and/or handouts (3-5 pages)
3. Weekly Web-based 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 listening to audios, 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 exam(s); 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 exercises, 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, and video response exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes, exams
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 ed. Bougard, Marie-Therese and Bourdais, Daniele and King, Anny. BBC Active. 2003 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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