French


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French Classes at Clinton

FRE 101 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I  3 CREDITS
Elementary French I is designed for the beginning student with no previous experience in French . The main objectives of this course are to help students develop effective communication skills in French through the elementary development of the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), while focusing on and critically examining cultural beliefs, values and aspects of everyday life in Francophone societies.

FRE 102 ELEMENTARY FRENCH II    3 CREDIT   Prerequisite: FRE 101 or  2-3 units of high school French, or equivalent.
Elementary French II is a direct continuation of FRE 101 with further development of the four language skills to a high novice level and continued introduction to Francophone culture.

FRE 201 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I   3 CREDITS   Prerequisite: FRE 102 or 4 units of high school French, or equivalent.
Intermediate French I is a second year, first semester course designed for students with previous experience in French. The main objectives of this course are to help students develop effective communication skills in French through the development of the four basic language sills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and cultural knowledge.

FRE 202 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II  3 CREDITS  Prerequisite: FRE 201 or  5 units of high school French, or equivalent.
Intermediate French II is a direct continuation of FRE 201 with further development of the four language skills and cultural knowledge to a high intermediate level.

FRE 250 QUEBEC CULTURE & SOCIETY      3 CREDITS Pre-requisites: Completion of ENG 093 or ENG 100, or placement into college level reading; and placement into ENG 101.
The course offers an in-depth study of the Quebec people, their land, their history, their traditions, and their culture, and examines its relationship and influence upon the cultural heritage of northern New York. Students will examine these topics in a seminar format with an interdisciplinary approach, utilizing a variety of resources, including selected literature, newspaper articles, films, music, internet sites, television broadcasts, and an optional field trip to Quebec. This course is taught in English and does not require knowledge of French.  Click here for more information....