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French Language & Composition II

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 1112
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
Winter

Overview

Course Description
This course is designed for students who have completed MODL 1111 or equivalent. It builds on previously acquired skills, develops reading and writing skills, and provides an understanding of Francophone cultures. Only French is spoken in class.
Course Content

Systematic in-depth study of:

  1. Syntactic structures
  2. Lexicon
  3. Stylistics
  4. Culture through the work of the Francophone writers
Methods Of Instruction

Class activities include: practice of syntactic and lexical structures, discussion of readings, written work and oral presentations.

Conversation practice in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.

Means of Assessment

Written Evaluations 60%

(May include, but not limited to, writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)

Oral Evaluations 40%

(May include, but not limited to, oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)

No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%

Learning Outcomes

The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in French at the intermediate level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of authentic language situations.
  2. Reading comprehension of simple written material.
  3. Speech delivery: supporting an opinion, defending a point of view, and making hypotheses.
  4. Written expression: expository writing.
  5. Understanding and appreciating differences and similarities in cultures as expressed in the works of Francophone writers.
Textbook Materials

Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students

An upper-intermediate-level French book such as:

  • Renaud and van Hooff. En bonne forme. Wiley.

Requisites

Prerequisites

MODL 1111 (Minimum Grade of C) or French Immersion 12 (Minimum Grade of P) and Assessment (see calendar).

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 2016/04/30
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 171 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU FREN 3301 (3) 2010/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU FREN 1210 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Langara College (LANG) LANG FREN 1219 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU FREN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 1210 (3) 2010/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 121 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU FREN 122 (3) 2005/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU FREN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2005/08/31
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO FREN 123 (3) 2005/05/01 to 2016/04/30
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV FREN 123 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC HUMN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2005/12/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 215 (3) or UFV FREN 216 (3) 2006/01/01 to 2016/04/30
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FREN 182 (1.5) 2004/09/01 to 2005/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 1XX (1.5); DOUG MODL 1111 (3) & DOUG MODL 1112 (3) = UVIC FRAN 180 (3) 2010/09/01 to 2016/04/30
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FREN 175 (1.5) 2005/09/01 to 2010/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1111 (3) & DOUG MODL 1112 (3) = UVIC FRAN 180 (3) 2010/09/01 to 2016/04/30
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU FRCH 1st (3) 2004/09/01 to 2016/04/30

Course Offerings

Winter 2021

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