SRJC Course Outlines

10/26/2020 11:30:57 AMFREN 50C Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 50CTitle:  INT CONVERSATION  
Full Title:  Intermediate Conversation
Last Reviewed:9/23/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 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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An intermediate-level French conversation course designed to improve fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, attention to verb tense usage and oral practice.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of FREN 2 OR FREN 50B


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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An intermediate-level French conversation workshop designed to improve fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, attention to verb tense usage and oral practice.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of FREN 2 OR FREN 50B
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:Spring 1999Inactive:
 
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.  Converse in French on a wide range of topics and in varied
     social contexts.
2.   Share opinions, express intentions, describe, summarize, give
     and follow directions, tell stories, plan and organize events, communicate
     feelings--all in French and with minimal use of the dictionary.
3.  Speak French with minimal accent and without undue hesitation.
4.  Comprehend French spoken clearly at normal pace.
 

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1. Speak extemporaneously in French in such contexts as: business and
     commerce, meetings, travel, planning, negotiations, intimate relationships,
     discussions of past experience, future possibilities and hypotheticals.
2. Speak French using vocabulary needed for the great majority of common
     circumstances and basic grammar required for comprehensibility.
3. Identify the main ideas when listening to French spoken by native speakers
     on typical cultural topics such as politics, cultural events and people of note.

Topics and Scope
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Topics will vary and reflect intermediate communication skills required to
function in social, academic and career-related situations.
I. The Language of Common Social Relations
    A. Friendship
    B. Love
    C. Enmity
     D. Collegiality
    E. Cooperation
    F. Disagreement
II. Common Modes of Expression -- From Very Specific Situations that Might Occur in
    Business, Leisure, Shopping, the Dinner Table, Travel, etc.
    A. Making plans
    B. Negotiating problems
    C. Describing
         1. people
         2. places
         3. things
         4. circumstances
    D. Expressing preferences
    E. Imagining and speculating
    F. Communicating
         1. feelings
         2. questions
         3. confusions
III. Narration
    A. Personal experience
    B. Witnessed events
    C. News events
IV. French and Francophone Cultural Phenomena
     A. Historical events
     B. Current architecture and politics

Assignments:
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The following represent typical assignments for the French 50C course:
1. Weekly web-based and/or in class exercises in listening comprehension, summarizing and
    interpretation of authentic French-language material
2. Class performances, such as presentation of original speeches and skits
3. Vocabulary and grammar quizzes
4. Final exam
5. Role-plays on specific interpersonal situations
6. Weekly pair and small group discussions, dialogue writing and improvisations
7. Oral grammar and syntax exercises

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
10 - 20%
Dialogue writing
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 and role-plays
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Quizzes on vocabulary and grammar. Final exam.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
25 - 40%
Class attendance, web-based and/or in class exercises and oral class participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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