FR 501 FRENCH READING PROFICIENCY I

3 credits. Times TBA
Dr. Alexandra Natoli, Instructor of French

  • Introduction to French grammar and vocabulary.
  • Emphasis on reading and translation skills.
  • Preparation of the French reading examination.
  • Not for students enrolled in any French graduate program.

FR 521 Pronunciation and Phonetics

3 credits. T/R 2:00-3:15
Dr. Michael Picone, Professor of French and Linguistics

  • Prerequisite: FR 321, FR 322, or FR 323; or instructor permission.
  • Introduction to phonetic theory.
  • Develops awareness of the correspondence between written representations and actual pronunciation.
  • Emphasis on developing oral proficiency.

FR 533 Topics in French Culture and Civilization

3 credits. T/R 12:30-1:45
Dr. Alexandra Natoli, Instructor of French

  • Exploration of the political, technological, and cultural movements.
  • Post-revolutionary France from 1789 to the present.

FR 570 La Bande Dessinée

3 credits. W 5:00-7:30
Dr. Michael Picone, Professor of French and Linguistics

  • Prerequisites: FR 331 or FR 431.

FR 580 Poésie de la Renaissance

3 credits. M 2:00-4:30
Dr. Bruce Edmunds, Associate Professor of French

  • Prerequisites: FR 341 or FR 351.