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
Campus
Online

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.

Requisite for

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) UVIC FREN 102 (1.5) 2005/09/01 to 2010/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 100 (1.5) 2010/09/01 to 2012/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1101 (3) & DOUG MODL 1102 (3) = UVIC FREN 100 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2005/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 1XX (1.5); DOUG MODL 1101 (3) & DOUG MODL 1102 (3) = UVIC FRAN 120 (3) 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

Winter 2021

There aren't any scheduled upcoming offerings for this course.