Advanced French I, Introduction to French Language & Composition I

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 3301
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
This course is designed for students who have completed MODL 2202 or equivalent. It builds on previously acquired 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 works of 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 advanced level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of authentic language situations.
  2. Reading comprehension of advanced 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

A lower-advanced-level French book such as:

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

Requisites

Prerequisites

MODL 1104 or MODL 2202 or French 12 (Minimum Grade of B) or French Immersion 12 (Minimum Grade of P) or Assessment (see calendar).

Corequisites

None

Equivalencies

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) 2016/05/01 to -
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 170 (4) 2016/05/01 to 2016/08/31
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU FREN 204 (4) 2016/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU FREN 3300 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Langara College (LANG) LANG FREN 1119 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU FREN 1XX (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU FREN 1110 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU FREN 121 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO FREN 122 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV FREN 122 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC HUMN 1XX (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 215 (3) 2016/05/01 to 2016/08/31
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV FREN 2XX (3) 2016/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC FRAN 275 (1.5) 2016/05/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU FRCH 1st (3) 2016/05/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2021

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35363
Tue Thu
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 3301 001. Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 3301 L01, L02, or L03.

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
11
11
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue Thu
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1803
10:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35364
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 3301 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 3301 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
7
1
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1712
12:30 - 13:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
35365
Tue
07-Sep-2021
- 08-Dec-2021
07-Sep-2021
08-Dec-2021
Boulesteix
Fanny
Open
MODL 3301 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB. Students must FIRST register in MODL 3301 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
4
4
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
New Westminster - South Bldg.
S1712
13:30 - 14:20