- In-depth review of grammatical structures.
- Study of vocabulary and stylistic nuances.
- Culture through the works of Francophone writers.
Class activities may include: practice of syntactic and lexical structures, discussion of readings and audio-visual materials, written work and oral presentations.
Conversation practice in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.
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%.
The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in French at the advanced level in:
- Reading comprehension of complex, unedited, literary and non-literary writings, including complete works.
- Oral expression: defending a point of view, discussing abstract topics.
- Written expression: summaries, narratives, descriptions, expressing an opinion.
Literary and nonfiction texts to be selected by the instructor, e.g., short novels, drama and/or an anthology, such as:
Bette Hirsch et Chantal Thompson, Moments littéraires. An Anthology for Intermediate French. Heinle. Jean Anouilh, Antigone. La Table Ronde.
And an advanced-level grammar textbook such as:
Jacqueline Ollivier et Martin Beaudoin, Grammaire française. Groupe Modulo. or Christian Abbadie, et al. L’expression française écrite et orale. Presses universitaires de Grenoble.
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.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR FREN 2XX (3)||2019/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG ARTS 2XXX (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU FREN 2XX (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU FREN 2210 (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU FREN 122 (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO FREN 223 (3)||2016/05/01 to 2016/08/31|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV FREN 2nd (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC HUMN 2XX (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV FREN 1XX (3)||2016/05/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU FRCH 2nd (3)||2016/05/01 to -|