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Course Description

French 1A is a multi-skilled beginning level class with emphasis on understanding and speaking French. Students are introduced to the cultures and customs of various French-speaking countries.

Learning Outcomes

  • Respond to and use basic greetings, courtesy phrases and typical classroom expressions.
  • Provide personal information in spoken and written form.
  • Pronounce and spell the names of objects, people, places and activities in each of the familiar topic areas.
  • Discuss and employ customs of French-speaking countries.
  • Ask and answer, in speech or print, yes-no and information questions in the present, near future, and past tenses in topic areas such as self, family, and hobbies.
  • Make oral and written statements in the affirmative and negative about their activities in the present, near future, and past tenses.
  • Recognize and define cultural differences among the various French-speaking countries.
  • Imitate French customs in speech and mannerisms.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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