Beginning French I

Level 1 is intended for students with no or minimal previous experience with the French language. The course emphasizes communicative proficiency, with special attention to the development of oral and listening skills, self-expression, and cultural insights.

Classroom activities are varied and interactive and are focused on acquiring all four language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) simultaneously-always in the context of a cultural narrative. Each lesson begins with a rapid flow of authentic French presented in realistic, everyday circumstances, supported by video presentations. Free-form classroom interactions are balanced with structured grammar and vocabulary drills. All in-class activities are task-based and put the students in real-life situations. By the end of this seven-week immersion program, students will
be able to easily navigate a variety of real-world situations.

Required books: 1) Maia Grégoire, Grammaire Progressive du Français (Niveau débutant), Paris, CLE international- 2004.ISBN-10: 209033858X; 2) Guy Capelle, Noëlle Guidon, Reflets (méthode de français 1), Paris, Hachette, 1999.ISBN-10: 2011551160
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FREN 3103

All Sections in Summer 2013, LS 7 Week Session

Summer 2013, LS 7 Week Session

FREN3103A-L13 Lecture (Mattei, Sicot)
FREN3103B-L13 Lecture (Mattei, Houdelette)