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FREN 2002

This is an archive of the Common Course Outlines prior to fall 2011. The current Common Course Outlines can be found at http://www.gpc.edu/programs/Common-Course-Outlines.   
Credit Hours   3   
Course Title   Intermediate French II   
Prerequisite(s)   FRENCH 2001 or permission of the department chair    
Corequisite(s)   None Specified   
Catalog Description   
This course continues and completes the material in FREN 2001.
   
Expected Educational Results   
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
A. use in the appropriate context vocabulary related to...
1. expressing opinions, arguing, agreeing, disagreeing
2. drawing conclusions
3. describing systems, cultures  
4. expressing doubt,  emotions,  necessity
5. more familiar slang or idiomatic expressions
6. various topics chosen by Instructor
B.  Express themselves in a variety of tenses with ease and clarity
C.  Engage others in discussion using a higher degree of critical thinking
D. Develop facility in the language through group activities
E. Role play numerous situations which may occur in a francophone country
F. Produce more meaningful sentences in written or oral form
G. Develop independent learning skills to further their knowledge of this language at a later time

General Education Outcomes   
None Specified
   
Course Content   
A. Conditionnel + si clauses
B. Future tenses + quand, lorsque, aussitôt que, dès que
C. Subjunctive tense
D. Pluperfect tense
E. Review of other tenses
F. Review of earlier grammar constructions including adverbs and negation
B. Relative pronouns
C. Depuis combien de temps, pendant...
D. Comparatives and Superlatives
E. Selected readings per Instructor
F. Selected topics per Instructor  (such as politics, territories,  film, etc.)
G. Last chapters of the selected text

Assessment of Outcome Objectives   
COURSE GRADE

The course grade will be computed as follows:

Major tests or quizzes......................40- 50%
Oral, projects, homework, compositions or any combination thereof.........................20-40%
Final Exam......................................20-30%

COURSE ASSESSMENT

The Foreign Language Department will work to establish consistency of purpose and content through our French Curriculum Committee which coordinates curriculum content and assessment.

USE OF ASSESSMENT FINDINGS

The scores on the finals will be the subject of professional development discussions about implications for instructional improvement and curriculum change.

Last Revised: Aug. 08, 2011
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