French Studies

 

French Studies

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Courses Offered 

* Course session - Next session will commence September 2017  

* Course location: Department of French Studies, Kingston Hall (rooms tbd)

N.B:

  • Course offered subject to enrolment. Enrolment is limited.
  • Some courses may not be offered every session.
  • Certificates of Completion may be offered to those having completed a minimum of 70% of their course (not applicable to all courses, see course descriptions below for more information).

     

French Conversation Lessons - Beginner Level

Minimum enrolment required: 8 students
Non-credit, 10-week course
Cost $210; See schedule
Certificate of Completion:
OFFERED for this course.

The French Lessons series of courses is designed to accommodate French students of all levels and backgrounds. In the Introductory class, we will learn to conjugate basic French verbs in the past, present, and future tenses; we will also study basic vocabulary and sentence structure, and learn useful French expressions and cultural history. Through fun, stress-free, and educational grammar lessons, classroom activities, and regular homework assignments, students in this class will develop a strong base knowledge of the French language that will be a solid starting point for any further French studies. With a strong encouragement of student participation and classroom discussion, this course is designed to offer a positive and encouraging learning environment where students can improve their knowledge and application of the French language, and make new French-speaking friends in the process.

Minimum enrolment required: 8 students
Non-credit, 10-week course
Cost $210; See  Schedule
Certificate of Completion:
OFFERED for this course.

 

French Conversation Lessons - Intermediate Level

Minimum enrolment required: 8 students
Non-credit, 10-week course
Cost $210; See schedule
Certificate of Completion:
OFFERED for this course.

The French Lessons series of courses is designed to accommodate French students of all levels and backgrounds. In the Intermediate class, we will learn general conjugation rules for all French verbs, as well as practice the nuances of different verb tenses; we will also study more advanced vocabulary and sentence structure, and practice expressing opinions, making comparisons, stating preferences, and presenting ideas in a clear and accurate manner, and learn about interesting cultural figures. Through fun, stress-free, and educational grammar lessons, classroom activities, and regular homework assignments, students will strengthen their knowledge of the French language and culture. With a strong encouragement of student participation and classroom discussion, this course is designed to be a positive and encouraging learning environment where students can improve their knowledge and application of the French language, and make new French-speaking friends in the process

French Conversation Lessons - Advanced Level

Minimum enrolment required: 8 students
Non-credit, 10-week course
Cost $210; See schedule
Certificate of Completion:
OFFERED for this course.

The French Lessons series of courses is designed to accommodate French students of all levels and backgrounds. In the Advanced class, we will practice French verbs, and will also study advanced vocabulary and sentence structure, and will practice translation, debating, giving presentations, analyzing literature, and critiquing French songs, films, or television shows. Through challenging, engaging, and educational grammar lessons, classroom activities, and regular homework assignments, students in this class will strengthen their knowledge of the French language and culture. With a strong encouragement of student participation and classroom discussion, this course is designed to be a positive and encouraging learning environment where students can improve their knowledge and application of the French language, and make new French-speaking friends in the process