Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course is the second semester of an introduction to both the French language and to the world cultures and societies where French is spoken. This course is the second of a two-course elementary French language and culture sequence at the University of Texas Dallas. By the end of this first-year sequence, you should be able to understand the main ideas of what you hear, see, and read in French. You should also be able to interact successfully on a basic level in both oral and written contexts. In addition to these linguistic skills, you should have a deeper understanding of the diverse aspects of societies and cultures in francophone areas of the world.
Horizons. 5th edition. Thomson/Heinle. (Printed textbook and electronic workbook)
Joan Manley, Stuart Smith, John McMinn, & Marc Prévos.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
This course is designed for students who have the equivalent of 1 university-level semester of previous experience in French. Each student is required to show proof of eligibility in order to register. Students who have studied French previously (in high school, for instance) may be eligible to register for the course by taking the placement test at