MLL_216a-Spring2009 - MLL 216A INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II...

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MLL 216A INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II Spring 2009 Wednesday 10:45-12:00, Friday 9:00-10:15, Room MB 110 Instructor: Krastanka BOZHINOVA Office: MB 232 Phone number: (888)462 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Wednesday 12:00-13:00 / Thursday 14:00-15:00 and by appointment Course Description This course is a continuation of Intermediate French I or for students with equivalent level of French. It aims to extend and improve the four language skills: speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Basic grammar concepts are reviewed and explored thoroughly. The material is taught in cultural context that provides students with basic knowledge of French and Francophone cultures. A variety of authentic written, audio and video materials are used. The method of individual and team project work is also applied, as a part of the “action-oriented approach”, recommended by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) elaborated by the Council of Europe. Prerequisite Requirements MLL 215 - Intermediate French I or equivalent, or permission of instructor. The course is the fourth in a sequence of five language courses /Introductory I&II, Intermediate I&II, EU Terminology/ that satisfy the EUR major requirements for Language Proficiency in one EU official language other than English. Students majoring in Political Science and International Relations, Journalism and Mass Communication, Business Administration, etc. are welcome either. Course Student Learning Outcomes The main objective is to gradually acquire language proficiency Level B1 - Independent User, according to the CEFR. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to: Achieve fluency in understanding spoken and written standard French in familiar situations, related to work, education, leisure, environment, etc.; Communicate effectively orally and in writing on various topics close to their interests and in realistic situations; Demonstrate knowledge of various aspects of culture, society, literature, cinema and traditions of the francophone world. Required texts Textbook : Girardet, Jacky & Précheur, Jacques. Campus Niveau 2 Méthode de français : livre de l’élève, Nouvelle édition (Livret de civilisation inclus), CLE International, 2006 Workbook : Girardet, Jacky & Précheur, Jacques. Campus Niveau 2 Méthode de français : cahier d’exercices, Nouvelle édition, CLE International, 2006 Recommended reference books and online resources Michèle Maheo-Le Coadic, Reine Mimran, Sylvie Poisson-Quinton. Grammaire expliquée du français : Précis de grammaire – niveau intermédiaire, CLE International, 2002 A French language dictionary (Robert or Larousse series) Le Dictionnaire multifonctions en ligne: http://dictionnaire.tv5.org Recommended multimedia resources for self-study or Instructor-assisted activities
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