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French 215 - French Language III
This course focuses on complex sentence structure and writing techniques. It covers the use of past tenses such as the passé simple and the passé antérieur, as well as use of the conditional and the subjunctive mood. Special emphasis is placed on the techniques used for the expression of thought and sentiment as well as on the acquisition of reading skills and literary usage. Required for the major, advanced major, and honours degrees. Opened to students who have completed French 115. This course is also open to first time registrants in French who have completed French Immersion or French School, or who have obtained an exceptional result on the placement test. Six credits.
French 216 Survey of French Literature
A study in historical context and sequence of the most important works written in French from the year 1000 to the present. Strongly recommended for all majors, advanced majors, and honours students in French. Prerequisite: FREN 115, completed or concurrent. Six credits.
French 220 - Language and Culture
A study of different texts and issues relating to the francophone world, including selections from literary works, newspapers and periodicals. Emphasis is on vocabulary acquisition, text comprehension, and class participation. Prerequisite: FREN 115, completed or concurrent. Six credits.
French 225 - (Français des affaires I) Business French I
An introduction to the language in which the French-speaking world conducts business. Students will acquire solid communication skills, including knowledge of specialized vocabulary. Practical drill in the language lab will familiarize students with commercial correspondence and professional telephone etiquette. Prerequisite: FREN 115 or permission of the department chair. Three credits. Not offered 2012-2013.
235 (Français des affaires II) Business French II
A continuation of FREN 225, this course introduces the language of specialized areas of business, such as marketing, finance, management, and teaches basic legal terminology. Students will learn the protocol of a formal business presentation in French as well as meeting procedures according to the Code Morin. Prerequisite: FREN 115 or permission of the department chair. Three credits. Not offered 2012-2013.