Fall 2022 Courses

This online French course is aimed at students with little or no knowledge of French and is designed to provide them with basic language skills to enable them to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases in everyday situations, provided the person they are addressing speaks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

This online French course is designed for students with a basic knowledge of French, to supplement their language skills by enabling them to engage in everyday interactions. For students with three years of high school French or equivalent.

This French course is designed for students who have completed beginner level French. Students will further develop their written and oral communication skills as well as acquire the means to competently engage in a range of everyday common social and professional situations.

NOTE: Not available for credit towards any Plan in FREN.
NOTE: Students who are fluent French speakers cannot enrol in this course, and will need to sign a solemn declaration to this effect at the start of the course.


LEARNING HOURS: 114 (36L;18Lb;60P)
ONE-WAY EXCLUSION: May not be taken after FREN 150/6.0 or FREN 100/6.0.

Cours de communication et culture, le FREN 219 est conçu pour permettre aux etudiant.e.s ayant déjà des bases en français intermédiaire de parfaire leurs connaissances linguistiques et de développer de nouvelles habiletés en expressions orale et écrite par une pratique soutenue en atelier et un travail de groupe sur de nombreux thèmes riches et variés favorisant une formidable ouverture sur le monde francophone.

For students with immersion background.

LEARNING HOURS: 114 (36L;18Lb;60P)
ONE WAY EXCLUSION: May not be taken with or after FREN 320/3.0.

This course is designed to provide students with foundational French oral and written skills to successfully navigate through a range of professional workplace environments. It will expose students to professional situations and enable them to actively engage in real life scenarios; from applying and interviewing for a position when entering the workforce, to chairing meetings and conducting routine business as an active member of a professional organization.

NOTE: This course is not intended for fluent French speakers.
NOTE: Not available for credit towards any Plan in FREN.
NOTE: Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (30O;90P)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 118/3.0 or FREN 150/6.0.
ONE-WAY EXCLUSION: May not be taken with or after any FREN 200 or FREN 300 level course except for FREN 219/3.0 and/or FREN 320/3.0

The methodology of literary analysis. Assignments may include textual analysis and dissertation.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (30L;6O;84P)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 150/6.0 or FREN 100/6.0 or (FREN 101/3.0 and FREN 102/3.0) or FREN 110/6.0.
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 220/6.0; FREN 221/6.0.

 

A presentation of the principles of textual production in French as applied in the production of various types of texts.

LEARNING HOURS: 120(24L;12G;84P)
EQUIVALENCY: FREN 330/3.0
PREREQUISITE: FREN 150/6.0 or FREN 100/6.0 or (FREN 101/3.0 and Fren 102/3.0) or FREN 110/6.0
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 201/3.0; FREN 330/3.0

This course will provide learners with work-related vocabulary as well as the written and oral communication skills to effectively engage in a range of bilingual professional environments and situations pertaining to healthcare. Throughout the course, learners work in small groups on collaborative projects to simulate real world situations.

NOTE: Language is the principal focus of this course. Prior experience or professional knowledge in the field is not necessary.
NOTE: This course is not intended for fluent French speakers.
NOTE: Not available for credit towards any Plan in FREN.
NOTE: Only offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (30O;90P)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 225/3.0 or permission of the department.
ONE-WAY EXCLUSION: May not be taken with or after any FREN 200 or FREN 300 level course except for FREN 219/3.0, FREN 237/3.0, FREN 238/3.0, FREN 239/3.0, FREN 320/3.0

An introduction to French literature from the Middle Ages to the end of the Eighteenth Century stressing how tensions generated between different ideas within a period determine the aesthetic, philosophical, and literary choices made by major authors.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 150/6.0 or FREN 100/6.0 or (FREN 101/3.0 and FREN 102/3.0) or FREN 110/6.0.
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 212/6.0.

Communication et culture V est un cours axé sur la compréhension et la production orales. Les étudiant.es auront l’occasion de s’exprimer en français dans le contexte de discussions et d'exposés sur une variété de sujets d'actualité passionnants (les enjeux de genre, de classe sociale, de presse, de médias sociaux, etc.). Nous aurons recours, entre autres, à des films, des documentaires, des entretiens, des articles, des poèmes et à des extraits de romans pour enrichir notre vocabulaire, développer une perspective critique et pour capter l’essentiel de certaines controverses et problématiques. 

For advanced students.

LEARNING HOURS: 114 (36L;18Lb;60P)

A seminar on avant-garde and post-modern works in which students will be asked to examine traditional literary conventions of representation, particularly those established over the course of the 19th century. Class discussion will then shift to avant-garde and post-modern works that question such conventions and also address issues pertaining to the limits of representation. Travaux pratiques include essays and tests.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (33L;3Pc;84P)
PREREQUISITE: (FREN 230/3.0 and FREN 241/3.0) or (FREN 212/6.0 and FREN 220/6.0) or FREN 221/6.0.
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 425/3.0.

An introduction to the history of ideas and cultural evolution in French Canada, African and Caribbean culture and literature, from the colonial period to the present day.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
PREREQUISITE: (FREN 230/3.0 and FREN 241/3.0) or (FREN 212/6.0 and FREN 220/6.0) or FREN 221/6.0.

An examination of comparative approaches to Indigenous literatures across North America. Questions of translation, tribal specificity, literary nationalism, inter- and trans-Indigenous orientations are examined in relation to a diversity of works by Indigenous scholars, writers, filmmakers, and other artists and thinkers.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
PREREQUISITE: FREN 230/3.0 and FREN 241/3.0.

A detailed analysis of French grammar based on the description of language structures.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
EQUIVALENCY: FREN 250/3.0
PREREQUISITE: FREN 231/3.0 or FREN 330/3.0
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 250/3.0; FREN 344/3.0; FREN 393/3.0.

Seventeenth-century texts are studied in detail from the works of Cyrano de Bergerac, d'Urfé, Scarron, Furetière, Guilleragues and Mme de la Fayette. Travaux pratiques include oral exposés and dissertations.

LEARNING HOURS: 120 (36L;84P)
PREREQUISITE: (FREN 230/3.0 and FREN 241/3.0) or (FREN 212/6.0 and FREN 220/6.0) or FREN 221/6.0.
EXCLUSION(S): FREN 487/3.0.