SRJC Course Outlines

6/8/2023 10:56:27 AMFREN 2 Course Outline as of Summer 2022

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FREN 2Title:  ELEMENTARY FRENCH-2  
Full Title:  Elementary French-Part 2
Last Reviewed:11/25/2019

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 DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French. Exploration of France and French-speaking cultures worldwide. Continuation and expansion of French 1.

FREN 1 or two years of high school French

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing in French. Exploration of France and French-speaking cultures worldwide. Continuation and expansion of French 1.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:FREN 1 or two years of high school French
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
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:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course

Approval and Dates
Version:08Course Created/Approved: 8/1/1981
Version Created:2/2/2022Course Last Modified:6/3/2023
Submitter:Jessica PardoeCourse Last Full Review:11/25/2019
Version Status:Approved Changed CoursePrereq Created/Approved:11/25/2019
Version Status Date:2/14/2022Semester Last Taught:Spring 2023
Version Term Effective:Summer 2022Term Inactive:


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.   Speak, ask, answer, read, and comprehend French at moderate speed regarding most everyday topics.
2.   Conduct a simple conversation about every day topics in French.
3.   Describe in simple French basic facts of current life, past experience, and basic cultural information regarding the French speaking world.
4.    Follow and give directions in French.

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Students will be able to:
1.   Use and demonstrate comprehension of others' use of French vocabulary related to most
      common personal and commercial topics.
2.   Formulate questions and declarative sentences and improvise brief paragraph length
      statements on the most common topics, all in French.
3.   Read and react in French to simplified passages on a range of cultural topics.
4.   Write what the student can say in French.
5.   Correctly pronounce all French words that follow the regular phonological patterns and most
      that do not.
6.   Control with relative ease the following:  subject, object and disjunctive pronouns,
       present, past, imperfect and future tenses of all regular and most common irregular verbs.
7.   Identify the future and conditional of irregular and most irregular verbs.
8.   Produce compound and complex sentences involving the most common conjunctions.
9.   Demonstrate comprehension of the main idea when listening to French spoken carefully.  
10. Discuss aspects of French-speaking cultures.

Topics and Scope
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I.      French vocabulary related to common personal and societal topics
II.     French conversational formulas and the most common idioms
III.    Improvising paragraph-length personal statements
IV.   Reading and analyzing readings in French
V.    Grammatical terminology
VI.   Complexities of French sentence construction and its difference from English syntax
VII.  Creating sentences containing more than one verb tense
VIII. Listening to French spoken at a natural speed
IX.   French cultural aspects contrasted to American culture
X.    History and culture of French-speaking countries around the world

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1. Read and study lesson(s) from the textbook (averaging 15 pages per week)
2. Memorize vocabulary and verb conjugations (averaging 75 words per week)
3. Exercises in textbook and workbook (averaging 10 exercises per week)
4. Bi-weekly quizzes and tests
5. Written compositions
6. Oral participation, group activities and projects
7. Final exam
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
10 - 20%
Written homework, Exercise workbook, Compositions
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Group activities, projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
In-class oral participation
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 50%
Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Online assignments

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


Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:ERequires English Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:UUser Generated Text
 Advisories-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:YPrerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
 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:1Major Applicable Course
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
 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
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:YEither online or hybrid, as determined by instructor
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:YFully Online
Partially Online
Online with flexible in-person activities
 Credit for Prior Learning:NAgency Exam
NIndustry Credentials
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YLiberal Arts and Sciences Courses
 SAM classification:ENon-Occupational
 TOP code:1102.00French
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course

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