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FRN 101 French I (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 101 is a beginning language course designed for students with no previous experience in French, or whose experience does not make placement in a higher level French course advisable. The course is designed to provide students with the fundamentals of French pronunciation and grammar, as well as an introduction to Francophone culture. The course will stress the development of communication skills, especially listening and speaking, but will also promote reading and writing skills. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. F View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 102 French II (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 102 is a continuation of the introductory level language course (FRN 101), with increased emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and the development of speaking ability as well as strengthening listening and reading comprehension skills. Students at this level will also continue to develop insights into Francophone culture and to draw comparisons with their own culture. Prerequisites: Successful completion of FRN 101 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. S View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 175 French Study Abroad (3-0) 3 hrs.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with a linguistic and cultural travel experience. This study abroad experience is conducted in different locations throughout the French-speaking world. The course will emphasize improving French language proficiency as well as developing an understanding and appreciation of the host country culture. Students will study French at a recognized language institute in the destination site, and will also have the opportunity to participate in escorted touring to sites of interest. Students will be housed in family homestay accommodations for the duration of the trip (to the extent possible). Students must complete an application form, provide two (2) letters of recommendation, and receive permission of instructor. Previous study of French is recommended but not required. SU View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 201 French III (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 201 expands on the vocabulary and grammatical structures introduced in the first two semesters of study. Emphasis is on the continued development of French language skills through the study and discussion of authentic readings in Francophone literature and culture. Students will learn strategies to improve reading comprehension and fundamental composition writing skills. Students at this level will also continue to develop deeper insights into Francophone culture and to draw comparisons with their own culture. Prerequisites: Successful completion of FRN 102 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 202 French IV (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 202 is a continuation of the intermediate level course (FRN 201). Emphasis is on enhancing communication skills in French, both spoken and written. Students will refine critical reading and writing skills through further exploration of Francophone literature and culture. Prerequisite: Successful completion of FRN 201 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 203 Advanced French: Coups d'Oeil Francais (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 203 is an advanced language course covering such topics as the origins of French culture, religion, the family, and customs and beliefs. These topics will be reinforced by a variety of activities designed to enhance and stimulate conversation and writing skills in French. Prerequisites: Successful completion of FRN 202 or an equivalent skill level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. FRN 203 and FRN 204 are non-sequential courses and may be taken in any order after the completion of FRN 202 at FLCC or after demonstrationg language competency to the instructor. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


FRN 204 Advanced French: Perspectives Francophones (3-0) 3 hrs.

FRN 204 is an advanced language course covering such topics as economic and political trends, education, urban life, gastronomy, and French-speaking cultures outside of France. These topics will be reinforced by a variety of activities designed to enhance and stimulate conversation and writing skills in French. Prerequisites: Successful completion of FRN 202 or an equivalent skills level in the language as recommended by the Modern Languages @ FLCC Language Placement Guide. FRN 203 and FRN 204 are non-sequential courses and may be taken in any order after the completion of FRN 202 at FLCC or after demonstrating language competency to the instructor. This course carries SUNY General Education credit. B View Course SyllabusAdobe Acrobat, PDF


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