FREN French

FREN   5090G   Selected Topics in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Cross Listing(s): FREN   5090.

FREN   7030   Selected Topics in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in French literature, culture, society, thought, or language not included in regular offerings. Conducted in French.

FREN   7091   Seminar in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Topics to be selected by the instructor. Conducted in French.

FREN   7130   Second Language Acquisition in French

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of problems of second language acquisition in French from the standpoint of a program centered on the teaching of communicative skills for use in authentic contexts. Theoretical and historical background as well as hands-on activities. Conducted in French.

FREN   7131   French Phonetics

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Contrastive analysis of the French and English sound systems and extensive practice to help students refine their pronunciation, familiarization with various French accents. Conducted in French.

FREN   7132   Advanced Grammar

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Intensive review and in-depth study of the major grammatical structures of the French language with a special emphasis on their nuances. Extensive oral and written practice, translation from French into English and English into French, and compositions. Conducted in French.

FREN   7230   Survey of French Literature

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to masterpieces of French literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture), with special emphasis on French literary texts and their context. Conducted in French.

FREN   7231   Development of Theatre

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of French theatre from the late Middle Ages to the present. Course texts include plays representing various periods and movements. Conducted in French.

FREN   7232   Development of the Novel

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the French novel from the late Middle Ages to the present. Course texts include novels representing various periods and movements. Conducted in French.

FREN   7233   French Poetry

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of French poetry by major movements, from the late Middle Ages to the present, with an emphasis on reading strategies and poetic techniques and interpretation. Oral reports and discussions. Written analyses (explication de texte). Conducted in French.

FREN   7234   Short Prose Fiction

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth study of the genre of the short story focusing on its roots in the oral tradition, its rise in nineteenth- century France, and its contemporary practice in France and francophone countries. Conducted in French.

FREN   7330   Contemporary France

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth study of present-day France, including its institutions, daily life, current events, and its place in Europe and on the international scene. Extensive use of authentic materials (newspapers, magazines, TV and radio materials, and the Internet). Conducted in French.

FREN   7530   French for Business

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Preparation for the use of French in business including detailed units on banking, advertising, marketing and economics. Course reflects the requirements for the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry Certificate in Business French. Conducted in French.

FREN   7890   Directed Study in French

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Independent study under faculty supervision.