FRE181H5 • Introduction to French Studies

Description

This course provides an introduction to French studies with a focus on expanding students’ French language proficiency. It also introduces basic notions in French linguistics, literary & cultural studies, and language teaching & learning. Students will practise processing authentic texts in a variety of written and spoken formats through the guided discovery of new vocabulary and through the consolidation of grammatical structures. They will learn to connect form to meaning and to develop their spoken and written skills via an investigation of global French-speaking cultures. All students are REQUIRED to complete the French Placement Test (https://frenchpt.utm.utoronto.ca/) before enrolling in ANY FSL or FRE language course for the FIRST time.

Prerequisites
FRE180H5 or the equivalent as determined by the department's French Placement Test. All students are REQUIRED to complete the French Placement Test (https://frenchpt.utm.utoronto.ca/) before enrolling in ANY FSL or FRE language course for the FIRST time.
Exclusions
FSL221Y1 or FSL305Y5. Not open to native speakers of French and high school graduates of Extended French or French Immersion programs.
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
24L/24T
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
French