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FREN 223 FA
What are French ways? Do the French still wear berets? How do they really speak? What is important to them? How do they view themselves? What do they think about issues facing their country? What do they think of
Students will explore these questions by examining the French press, comic strips, television and radio broadcasts, as well as other selected readings. This course is designed for highly motivated students with a firm
in French who wish to refine their skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing while gaining more insight into French life and culture.
Edmiston and Duménil, LA FRANCE CONTEMPORAINE, 3rd Edition
Ted Stanger, SACRÉS FRANÇAIS
French press (from French press websites)
Photocopies of selected texts
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Research projects on selected topics leading to weekly oral presentations and short written assignments, lab work, final project, portfolios.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
While any student who has completed FREN 215 (with a minimum grade of B) or has placed out of FREN 215 through the placement test may sign up for this course, it is an introductory course intended for students who have
just completed FREN 215 or not
taken more than one course in French beyond 215 and not yet studied abroad in a French-speaking country.
Readings, written assignments and class discussions will be in French. Only COL students may take this
course for credit. All others must take
it for a letter grade.
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Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Ostrow,Catherine R.
- Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: FISK305;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 18)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: 4
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: 4 SO: 9 FR: 1
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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