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Helene V. Collins
FRENCH 301
Seattle Campus

Advanced French

Designed to bring students to an advanced level of proficiency in grammar and composition. Emphasis on experiencing the language in context through a multi-media approach. FRENCH 303 prepares students for literature classes. First in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 203 or FRENCH 234.

Class description

French 301 allows students to review French grammar at an advanced level and to acquire the essentials of French composition, through the study of written and audiovisual authentic cultural material. This course is conducted exclusively in French.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, in-class exercises and compositions, quizzes.

Recommended preparation

Students must attend class every day of instruction, including the conversation sessions. They myst keep up with the weekly readings and grammar, vocabulary and/or composition exercises.

Class assignments and grading

Number of graded take home assignments: 5 one-page compositions with double-correction by instructor, 3 one-page in-class compositions, and 2 grammar/vocabulary exams, plus comprehensive final exam.

Quizzes 25% Compositions 35% Participation and homework 20% Final exam 15% Oral presentation 10%


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Samuel J Dickson
Date: 05/11/1998