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101 BEGINNING FRENCH I

5 Units

French 101 presents the fundamentals of French grammar. The students are trained to pronounce correctly, to acquire a small working vocabulary which they use in conversation and writing, and to learn to read simple French. Lecture 5 hours.

Recommended preparation: Eligibility for English 120 or ESL 151.

Note: This course is not intended for students with oral proficiency or who have attended schools where French was the language of instruction.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

102 BEGINNING FRENCH II

5 Units

French 102 continues to present the fundamentals of French grammar. It trains further in correct pronunciation, and presents more difficult elementary prose. The discussions in French will stress the correct use of verbs and idioms and efficient methods of vocabulary building. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: French 101 or equivalent.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

103 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH I

5 Units

French 103 offers a review of French grammar stressing structure, word analysis, vocabulary building and composition. The student is introduced to simple texts of French prose and poetry. Discussions in French of contemporary literature and topics of interest will enable the student to gain fluency in speaking the French language. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: French 102 or equivalent.

Note: This course is offered during the Fall semester only.

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, and USC

104 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II

5 Units

French 104 reviews the fundamentals of French grammar. It continues to stress correct diction and efficient methods of vocabulary building. Students will read intermediate French prose of increasing diffi culty and engage in conversation and composition with emphasis on critical thinking. They will evaluate aspects of their own and French culture in the new medium of the French language. Lecture 5 hours.

Prerequisite: French 103 or equivalent.

Note: This course is offered during the Spring semester only. 

Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

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