French Courses

French Courses

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FRN - French

FRN-001: First Semester French (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Advisory: FRN 001L Students acquire the basic skills for communication in French: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students are also exposed to a general overview of Francophone civilization and culture. It is strongly recommended that the student take FRN 001L along with FRN 001.

6A - IGETC Languages (LOTE), AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

FRN-001L: French Laboratory (0.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 0.5)

Advisory: FRN 001 This is a laboratory course offered online. The class is designed to improve language skills and reinforce grammar. Students review the cultures of French-speaking countries through films, current publications, Internet research and listening activities. This course is recommended for students enrolled in FRN 001 and is designed to further enhance class material. FRN 001L may also be taken independently by students who are not enrolled in a foreign language course.

AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University

FRN-002: Second Semester French (Elementary Level) (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: FRN 001 or two years high-school French with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent. FRN 002 is a continuation of FRN 001. The student continues to develop basic skills for communication in French: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The student is exposed to a general overview of francophone civilization and culture. It is highly recommended that the student takes FRN 002L with FRN 002.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 6A - IGETC Languages (LOTE), AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

FRN-002L: French Laboratory (0.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 0.5)

Advisory: FRN 001, FRN 001L, FRN 002. This class is a continuation of FRN 001L with further development of basic skills and structure. The class is designed to continue to improve language skills and reinforce grammar. Students review the cultures of French-speaking countries through films, current publications, Internet research and listening activities. This course is recommended for students enrolled in FRN 002 and is designed to further enhance class material. FRN 002L may also be taken independently by students who are not enrolled in a foreign language course.

AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University

FRN-003: Third Semester French (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: FRN 002 or its equivalent or permission of instructor. French 003 is a continuation of French 002, emphasizing intensive oral and written skills.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 6A - IGETC Languages (LOTE), AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

FRN-004: Fourth Semester French (5.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: FRN 003 and/or its equivalent FRN 004 is a continuation of FRN 003 emphasizing written and oral skills in the cultural context.

3B - IGETC Humanities, 6A - IGETC Languages (LOTE), AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C2 - CSU Humanities, CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

FRN-005: Fifth Semester French (Advanced Level) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: FRNCH 004 or its equivalent. FRNCH 005 is a continuation of FRNCH 004. This course continues the development of reading and writing proficiency. Pass/No Pass Option.

FRN-006: Sixth Semester French (Advanced Level) (Min Credits: 5.0)

Prerequisite: FRNCH 005 or its equivalent. FRNCH 006 is a continuation of FRNCH 005. This course further develops reading and writing proficiency. Pass/No Pass Option.

FRN-050A: Basic Conversational French and Culture (Min Credits: 3.0)

Beginning practical, conversation and culture. Pass/No Pass Option.

FRN-050B: Basic Conversational French and Culture (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: FRNCH 050A. Continuation of basic, practical conversation and culture. Pass/No Pass Option.

FRN-051A: Conversational French and Culture (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: FRNCH 050B. Intermediate conversation & culture -- reviews basic grammar, develops vocabulary & oral expression. Credit/No Credit Option.