FLS200 - Intermediate French

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Last revision date Nov 8, 2019 4:26:06 PM
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Subject Title
Intermediate French

Subject Description
This intermediate course will build on the concepts studied in FLS100.  The course will continue to integrate and focus on two key components:  the French language and Francophone culture.  Students will develop their spoken and written language skills and will have an opportunity to improve these skills while studying the history, art and literature of the French speaking   world. 

Credit Status
This course may serve as the required French subject for the Liberal Arts Diploma Programme, and may be accepted for transfer credit at the University of Toronto.   It may also serve as a General Education elective credit in the Arts and Humanities category.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate an intermediate  level of proficiency in written and spoken French as well as in oral and reading comprehension. Specifically, students will be able to:

  1. Construct simple, grammatically correct sentences that relate to present and past activities.
  1. Give basic instructions in French.
  1. Write a grammatically correct composition of 500 words.
  1.  Answer, in writing and orally, questions in French based on assigned reading passages.  
  1. Converse in increasingly complex French about their daily routine, past activities,   food preferences, life cycle events and other subjects that are of interest. 
  1. Discuss the cultural particularities of various countries throughout the French speaking world, which may include history, art, music and literature.
  1.   Demonstrate proficiency, through tests and exams,  in the following grammatical concepts:
  • Formal and informal commands
  • Passé compose with avoir and être to express past activities
  • Imperfect tense
  • Reflexive verbs, present and past tenses

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