French (FREN)

FREN 101 F Elementary French I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of French-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in French and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE

FREN 102 F Elementary French II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 101 F or one year of high school French with a grade of C or better.

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of French-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in French and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

FREN 200 F Conversational French 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 36 hours lecture per term. This course will focus on improving listening comprehension and speaking skills in simulated real-life situations. Reading, writing and cultural components are included. This course may be taken concurrently with FREN 203 F or FREN 204 F. This course will be conducted entirely in French. (CSU) (Degree Credit)

FREN 203 F  Intermediate French III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing French based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

FREN 204 F  Intermediate French IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): FREN 203 F with a grade of Pass or C or better or three years of high school French with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing French based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of French culture by introducing literary readings. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

Catherine Reinhardt-Zacair