French Language & Composition II

Important Notice

This course is not active. Please contact Department Chair for more information.

Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 1112
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
Method(s) Of Instruction
Typically Offered


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
Learning Activities

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.



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


No corequisite courses.


No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

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Institution Transfer Details for MODL 1112
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2023