COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
FRE 102 - BEGINNING
FRENCH II (5 CR.)
speaking, reading and writing skills and emphasizes basic French sentence
structure. Lecture 5 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Beginning French, a
basic introductory course, places emphasis on the development of proficiency
in the following skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Students
learn to function in the language within a limited context of vocabulary
and structure. The course also includes a general introduction to culture.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY
The prerequisite for
this course is FRE 101 - "Beginning French I" or equivalent.
1. write short messages
take simple notes, such
as telephone messages
create statements and
questions recombining learned vocabulary and structures on familiar topics
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE
The student will also
understand content referring to basic personal background and needs, social
conventions and routine tasks, such as getting meals and receiving simple
instructions and directions. Students will understand face-to-face conversations,
as well as audio and videotapes adapted for their use, although repetition
and rewording may be necessary.
The student will be
able to ask and answer questions, initiate and respond to simple statements
and maintain face-to-face conversations, although with frequent errors.
Within these limitations,
the student can perform such tasks as introducing self, ordering a meal,
asking directions, and making purchases. The student will have a vocabulary
adequate to express basic needs. The student may exhibit strong interference
from the native language.
The student will read
and understand messages with social purposes or information for a wide
audience, such as public announcements and short straightforward instructions
dealing with public life.
The student's writing
in the following areas can be understood by natives accustomed to the writing
The student will learn
the structure of the French language in a prescribed sequence beginning
with the simplest structures and working toward the more complex. Students
learn correct French pronunciation.
Health and Welfare
House and Home
Earning a Living
Public and Private Services