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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
An intermediate-level French conversation course designed to improve fluency through expansion of active vocabulary, attention to verb tense usage and oral practice.
Course Completion of FREN 2 OR FREN 50B
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Spring 1999||Inactive:||
1. Converse in French on a wide range of topics and in varied
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.
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
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
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
D. Expressing preferences
E. Imagining and speculating
A. Personal experience
B. Witnessed events
C. News events
IV. French and Francophone Cultural Phenomena
A. Historical events
B. Current architecture and politics
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.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|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||
Instructor prepared materials