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

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO HUM 1XX (3) 2013/01/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 100 (4) 2015/09/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31
Coquitlam College (COQU) COQU FREN 101 (3) 2005/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU FREN 1100 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Langara College (LANG) LANG FREN 1115 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Okanagan College (OC) OC FREN 105 (3) 2017/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU FREN XXX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 1000 (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU FREN 101 (3) 2019/05/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) No credit 2004/09/01 to 2019/04/30
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO FREN 1st (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV FREN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC INTS 171 (3) 2015/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC HUMN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2015/08/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1101 (3) & DOUG MODL 1102 (3) = UVIC FRAN 120 (3) 2012/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 100 (1.5) 2010/09/01 to 2012/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FREN 102 (1.5) 2005/09/01 to 2010/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 1XX (1.5) 2012/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1101 (3) & DOUG MODL 1102 (3) = UVIC FREN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2005/08/31
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU FRCH 1st (3) 2004/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32406
Wed Fri
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 002 - Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 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
12
10
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S3603
8:30 - 10:20
Fri
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1803
8:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32659
Tue Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 001 - Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 1101 L01, L02 or L03.

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
19
3
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1803
8:30 - 10:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32661
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
10:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32662
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Full
MODL 1101 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
8
0
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
11:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32663
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
4
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1710
12:30 - 13:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32664
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L04 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
6
2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1712
14:30 - 15:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32665
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L05 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
3
5
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1712
15:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32666
Wed
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L06 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 002. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
3
5
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1712
16:30 - 17:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32667
Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L07 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
6
2
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1614
10:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32668
Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L08 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
3
5
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1614
11:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
32669
Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 L09 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 003. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
4
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1614
12:30 - 13:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
34282
Wed Fri
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 1101 003 - Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL L07, L08, or L09.

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
13
9
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S3603
10:30 - 12:20
Fri
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1803
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35053
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L10 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 090. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
4
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
16:30 - 17:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35054
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L11 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 090. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
17:30 - 18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35055
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 L12 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 1101 090. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
5
3
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
18:30 - 19:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
36629
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Sutherland
Kimberley
Open
MODL 1101 090 - This is an online course with synchronous labs. Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL L10, L11, or L12.

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
17
5
0