Revised 1/29/99

NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
FRE 111 - CONVERSATION IN FRENCH I (3 CR.)


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Emphasizes the spoken language, stressing fluency and correctness of structure, pronunciation and vocabulary. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

This course provides practice in speaking and understanding French, with emphasis upon developing fluency, increasing vocabulary and improving sentence structure.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCY

The prerequisite for this course is FRE 102 - "Beginning French II" or equivalent (or permission of instructor).

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course students should be able to initiate, sustain and close conversations in a range of circumstances and covering a variety of topics. Students will improve their pronunciation.

MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Everyday situations which may include:

    1. Introductions
    2. Asking for directions
    3. Making purchases
    4. Using the telephone
    5. Ordering a meal
    6. Current events
    7. Culture

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