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FREN 2002. Intermediate French 2 (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FREN 2001. Second course of a two-semester sequence which includes review of more complex grammar structures, readings of cultural and literary nature. Students improve fluency through listening comprehension, discussions, and writing in the target language. (Course fee required.)


FREN 3101. French Reading and Composition (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FREN 2002. Emphasis on accuracy of expression in written French. Promotes students' ability to express themselves accurately in writing on a given topic. Through the writing process method, students will learn different levels of written French, both literary and non-literary. Reading of texts in the target language will intensify and build up additional vocabulary. Conducted in French. Not open to native speakers. (Course fee required.)


FREN 3102. French Conversation (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FREN 3101. Emphasis on strengthening skills in spoken French. Through situational dialogues, videos, guided and unguided conversations, students will gain the skills necessary to speak at a level comprehensible to native speakers and to participate in class discussions in upper-level courses. Not open to native speakers. (Course fee required.)


FREN 3115. Introduction to the Francophone World (3-0-3) Prerequisite: FREN 3102. An introduction to the critical reading and interpretation of the Francophone literary world and its cultures. Discussion and analysis centered on a selection of authors including excerpts from journals and/or magazines from the entire range of the French-speaking world. This course is conducted in French and is open to native speakers. (Course fee required.)


FREN 3126. French Literature and Culture of the 19th and 20th Century (3-0-3) Prerequisites: FREN 3101 and 3102. This course provides and intordution to 19th and 20th century literature in the context of socio-historico-cultural context and influences. The course will also introduce basic elements of literary analysis. (Course fee required.)