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FRE 101 - Elementary French I [SUN# FRE 1101]

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Introduction to French. Includes basic listening, reading, and writing skills and cultural and geographic awareness.

Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - Options; Meets - CTE A&H.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate French speaking skills through introductions, discussions about family, and respond to questions or familiar topics with comprehensible grammar and pronunciation.
  2. Use French listening strategies to identify specific details, ask and respond to questions, and follow classroom instruction.
  3. Use reading strategies to articulate main ideas, cognates, sequence of events, prefixes, and familiar words.
  4. Demonstrate in French the ability to fill out registration forms, ask and respond to questions, write a narrative, and/or spell numbers.
  5. Demonstrate cultural awareness through speaking and/or writing French to identify French-speaking regions and countries in the world, use of Tu and Vous, and/or explanation of cultural family differences.

  1. Speaking
    1. Apply culturally appropriate formal and informal greetings and introductions
    2. Describe people and objects
    3. Discuss daily or routine activities and schedules
    4. State preferences
    5. Formulate simple invitations to a variety of activities
    6. Express future plans (using near future)
    7. Produce a short conversation with someone
    8. Discuss the date, time and weather
    9. Produce responses to questions of familiar topics
    10. Produce intelligible pronunciation of French words
    11. Express negative statements
  2. Listening

    1. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend the description of persons, places, or things

    2. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend the telling of time

    3. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend short descriptions of events
  3. Reading

    1. Identify people and objects

    2. Identify main topic of a passage

    3. Predict content

    4. Identify correct usage of articles, subject pronouns, and partitive
  4. Writing Skills

    1. Apply correct usage of basic orthography

    2. Describe the location of people and object
    3. Describe personal characteristics
    4. Sequence daily actions
  5. Compose a short narrative.
    1. Formulate simple questions
    2. Provide personal information
    3. Apply basic usage of gender and number for nouns and adjectives
    4. Apply basic usage of subject pronouns
    5. Use the present and near future tenses
  6. Cultural and Geographical Awareness
    1. Identify French speaking regions throughout the world
    2. Locate French speaking countries on a map
    3. Apply formal and informal forms in interactions
    4. Compare and contrast the cultural dynamics of family relations
    5. Apply culturally appropriate formal and informal greetings and introductions

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