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Spring 2018-2019
* FRE 207   na, npdf

Studies in French Language and Style

Raphael J. Piguet, Course Head
Staff

An interdisciplinary course proposing the study of language, culture, and French and Francophone literatures organized around the theme "Visions fantastiques". Includes the study of different genres and mediums on topics including fairy tales and folk tales; utopias and dystopias; science fiction; and folly, dreams and the surreal. The course offers a review and reinforcement of advanced grammatical structures and aims to improve written and oral expression through the study of texts.

Sample reading list:
D. Rochat, Contrastes, Grammaire du francais courant
D. Rochat, C. Bloom, Contrastes, Grammaire du francais courant, Workbook
Ionesco, Le roi se meurt
Hergé, Tintin, Les sept boules de cristal
Course Packet
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly assignments include: 10-15 pages of reading; grammar and style exercises. There will be two in-class oral exposés per term and there will be 3 tests and 3 short papers.

Requirements/Grading:
Other Exam - 30%
Papers - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%
Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
FRE 107, FRE 108, or placement based on placement test..

Other information:
Offered both semesters. Classes are conducted in French.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41176 C01 09:00:00 am - 09:50:00 am M W F        Enrolled:1 Limit:12
41174 C02 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W F        Enrolled:3 Limit:12
41175 C03 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W F        Enrolled:4 Limit:12
41173 C04 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M W F        Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
41177 C04A 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M W F        Enrolled:0 Limit:12 Closed