Course

Basic French I

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 1101
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
Fall
Summer
Winter

Overview

Course Description
This course is designed for students who have little or no French.
It is aimed at developing basic oral and written skills.
French is spoken in class as much as possible.
Course Content
  1. Basic syntactic structures
  2. Basic lexicon
  3. The phonological system of French
  4. The culture of the Francophone world.
Methods Of Instruction

The functional and communicative approach will be used.

Classroom activities include: presentation of material by the instructor, practice in pairs, listening

comprehension, audio-visual presentations, and conversation practice in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.

Means of Assessment
Written Evaluations
(May include, but not limited to, writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, final written exam)
50% 
Oral Evaluations
(May include, but not limited to, oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, final oral exam)
50%
Total 100%

No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.

Learning Outcomes

The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in French (present tense only) at the basic level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of simple discourse
  2. Reading comprehension of simplified texts
  3. Speech delivery: extend greetings, express needs, ask questions and give replies
  4. Written expression: simple sentences and short dialogues
  5. Understanding target cultures
Textbook Materials

A beginner-level French textbook, such as:

  • Terrell, et al. Deux mondes: A Communicative Approach. McGraw Hill.
  • Terrell, et al. Deux mondes: A Communicative Approach. Cahier d’exercices.

Requisites

Prerequisites

No prerequisite courses.

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for MODL 1101
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO HUM 1XX (3)
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 100 (4)
Coquitlam College (COQU) COQU FREN 101 (3)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU FREN 1100 (3)
Langara College (LANG) LANG FREN 1115 (3)
Okanagan College (OC) OC FREN 105 (3)
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU FREN XXX (3)
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 1000 (3)
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU FREN 101 (3)
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO FREN 1st (3)
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV FREN 101 (3)
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC INTS 171 (3)
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 1XX (3)
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1101 (3) & DOUG MODL 1102 (3) = UVIC FRAN 120 (3)
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 1XX (1.5)
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU FRCH 1st (3)

Course Offerings

Summer 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22062
Tue Thu Wed Fri
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 001 is a condensed course offered May 09 to June 26, 2022. Students must ALSO register in TWO conversation labs: one of MODL 1101 L01, L02 or L03 AND one of MODL 1101 L04, L05 or L06.

This course is for students with no previous knowledge of French. If you already know some French, please see the Calendar for other French course pre-requisites and placement test information.

This course can count as a relevant course in an Associate of Arts specialization in Modern Languages or in an Associate of Arts specialization in Intercultural and International Studies.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
22
15
7
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S3603
10:30 - 12:20
Wed Fri
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S3603
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22063
Tue
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
13:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22064
Tue
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
14:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22065
Tue
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
2
6
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
15:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22066
Thu
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L04 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 1.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
13:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22067
Thu
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L05 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 1.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
14:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
22068
Thu
09-May-2022
- 26-Jun-2022
09-May-2022
26-Jun-2022
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L06 is a CONVERSATION LAB: Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Lab starts in week 1.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
2
6
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
15:30 - 16:20