Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Fettouh, Maha
Discipline and Number
FREN 1311 Section 001
TR Time 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title
Beginning French I

Description of Course:

French 1311 provides an introduction to both the French language and to the world cultures and societies where French is spoken. This course is the first of a two-course elementary French language and culture sequence at the University of Texas at 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.

Required Texts:

Français-Monde. Connectez-vous à la Francophonie. 1stedition, 2011. Pearson. (Textbook and electronic workbook: MyFrenchLab). Robert Ariew & Beatrice Dupuy.
Important—the textbook and electronic (on-line) workbook – MyFrenchLab – are required.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

This course is designed for students who have no previous experience in French. Students who have studied French previously (in high school, for instance) may be eligible to pass out of French 1311 and to receive official credit for the course by taking the placement test at:

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