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Helene V. Collins
FRENCH 303
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. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: FRENCH 302.

Class description

French 303 is geared toward students planning to take literature classes and allows them to complete their studies of the techniques of French composition. This course is conducted exclusively in French.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures, in-class exercises and compositions

Recommended preparation

Students must attend class every day of instruction, including the conversation sessions. They must keep up with the weekly readings and gramar, 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: 05/13/1998