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Additional hours to be arranged in the Modern Language Lab for Elementary French.

FRENCH 1, Elementary French I   5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the students to basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structures in the present and past. Pronunciation, grammar and everyday vocabulary are stressed as indispensable tools for comprehension and expression. French customs, culture and everyday life are also highlighted. The course is taught in French except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

2322   9:30a-11:00a MWF   MC 11   Chapman S P

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

2323   11:10a-12:40p MWF   MC 12   Posner L

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

2324   2:30p-4:55p TTh   DRSCHR 218   Breedlove K E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4248   5:00p-7:25p TTh   DRSCHR 218   Breedlove K E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4249   7:30p-9:55p MW   DRSCHR 217   Kokovena E A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

FRENCH 2, Elementary French II    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Arts and Humanities), Foreign Language (required for UC only) • Prerequisite: French 1*.

This course completes the basics of the language further stressing pronunciation, grammar and everyday vocabulary as indispensable tools for comprehension. It also includes simplified readings highlighting French customs, culture, and everyday life. This course is taught in French except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor. Language lab is required.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to two years of high school French.

2325   12:45p-2:15p TThF   DRSCHR 218   Breedlove K E

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

2326   2:30p-4:55p MW   DRSCHR 214   Aparicio M A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

4250   5:00p-7:25p MW   DRSCHR 217   Aparicio M A

   Arrange-1 Hour    DRSCHR 219   

FRENCH 3, Intermediate French I    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: French 2*.

This course reviews French grammar emphasizing idiomatic construction and expressions. Oral discussions and conversations are based on selected readings from contemporary French literature. The course is taught in French except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

*The Prerequisite for this course is comparable to three years of high school French.

2327   2:30p-4:55p TTh   DRSCHR 213   Aparicio M A

Above section 2327 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

FRENCH 4, Intermediate French II    5 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3B (Humanities) • Prerequisite: French 3*.

This course continues the review of functional French grammar with emphasis upon idiomatic constructions and expressions. Oral discussions are based on selected readings from contemporary French literature. This course is taught in French except in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

*The prerequisite for this course is comparable to four years of high school French.

4251   7:30p-9:55p MW   DRSCHR 214   Isner-Ball D R

Above section 4251 is part of the Scholars Program and is recommended for, but not limited to, students in the Scholars Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

FRENCH 8, Conversational French    2 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: French 2.

This course provides an opportunity to acquire fluency in spoken French with emphasis on natural, colloquial use. This course is taught in French unless in cases of linguistic difficulty as determined by the professor.

2328   1:00p-2:05p TTh   DRSCHR 222   Aparicio M A

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