SRJC Course Outlines

2/4/2023 10:38:29 AMFREN 50A Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 50ATitle:  BEG CONVERSATION-I  
Full Title:  Conversation for Beginners-Part 1
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
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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A beginning conversational French course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A beginning conversational French course designed to develop those listening and speaking skills needed at school, on the job, and in the community. Students participate in a variety of pronunciation, listening and conversational activities. An introduction to the core grammatical structures and vocabulary required for communication.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
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: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

Approval and Dates
Version:04Course Created/Approved: 8/1/1981
Version Created:5/8/2019Course Last Modified:12/31/2022
Submitter:Todd StrausCourse Last Full Review:11/25/2019
Version Status:Approved Changed CoursePrereq Created/Approved:11/25/2019
Version Status Date:11/25/2019Semester Last Taught:Fall 2022
Version Term Effective:Fall 2020Term Inactive:


COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Students will converse on everyday topics using clear pronunciation and appropriate
    intonation.
2.  Students will respond to oral statements and questions in French about everyday 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 tense.
3. Generate questions and phrases that are comprehensible to a native speaker of French.
4. Correctly respond to instructions when given in French.
5. Demonstrate emergence of accurate French phonetics and pronunciation.
6. Define new vocabulary using context clues.
7. Identify main ideas and key words in familiar spoken statements.
8  Appropriately discriminate between a formal and an informal context and express
    appropriate courtesy.
9. Formulate statements in the present tense that describe preferences, future plans,
    daily activities, family and surroundings.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Greetings and Expressions of Courtesy
II.   The Alphabet
III.   Numbers 0-100
IV.   Class Subjects and University-Related Vocabulary
V.    The Family
VI.   Food
VII.  Days of the Week
VIII. Question Formation
IX.   Nouns and Adjectives
X.    Regular "er" Verbs
XI.   Time
XII.  Future with "Aller"
XIII. Irregular Verbs (such as)
    A. Aire
    B. Vouloir
    C. Savoir
    D. Etre
    E. Avoir
XIV. Basic Foreign Language Learning Skills and Reading and Writing Strategies
XV.  Introduction to French-Speaking Culture and Customs

Assignments:
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1. Weekly readings from the textbook
2. Recall and reproduction of introduced vocabulary and verb conjugations
3. Weekly written exercises from the textbook, vocabulary manual, or handouts
4. Language lab coursework and/or web-based tasks, viewing of text-based video and
    completion of accompanying comprehension exercises
5. Individual, pair and small group work that applies acquired language to specific
    contexts and tasks and which is designed to prepare the students for real world situations
6. Group and individual presentations and performance exams
7. Weekly quizzes
8. 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
10 - 30%
Written homework, Web-based tasks, comprehension exercises
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 - 60%
Class performances, Group and individual performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Quizzes and exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Promenades. 3rd ed. Mitschke, Cherie and Tano, Cheryl.  Vista Higher Learning. 2018
Instructor prepared materials

OTHER REQUIRED ELEMENTS

Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:ERequires English Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:NPNo Prerequisite
 Advisories-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Prereq-provisional:NNO
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:NNo Prerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
   
BASIC INFORMATION, HOURS/UNITS & REPEATABILITY
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 71Internet-Based, Simultaneous Interaction
 72Internet-Based, Delayed Interaction
 Area department:WLANGWorld Languages
 Division:71Language Arts & Academic Foundations
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:2Not Certificate/Major Applicable
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
   
SCHEDULING
 Audit allowed:YAuditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:1101Modern and Classical Languages
   
OTHER CODES
Disciplines:Foreign Languages
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:YDistance Ed, Not CVU/CVC Developed
 Distance Ed Approved:YHybrid (i.e., a mix of face-to-face and technology-based instruction)
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:YFully Online
Partially Online
Online with flexible in-person activities
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YLiberal Arts and Sciences Courses
 SAM classification:ENon-Occupational
 TOP code:1101.00Foreign Languages, General
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course

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