507 course desc-syllabus Fall11

507 course desc-syllabus Fall11 - French 507- unique #...

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French 507- unique # 36500, Fall 2011 Bienvenue! Jonathan Helmlinger Course description and Syllabus Prerequisite The prerequisite for French 507 is completion of French 506, taken at the University of Texas at Austin, with a grade of at least C. Students who took French in high school, French 506 at another college, or at The University of Texas at Austin prior to fall 2008 are required to take a placement exam. A schedule of administration dates for the placement exam may be obtained from the Center for Teaching and Learning, 2616 Wichita, 232-2662, or at www.ctl.utexas.edu/programs-and- services/student-testing-services/. Course and Objectives French 507 is a four skills language course in which you will expand the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as you explore the French language and culture with Français interactif , the first year French program developed at the University of Texas. Completion of French 507 with a C or better qualifies you to enroll in the second-year French course FR 612. Required Materials Français interactif which you purchased for FR 506, available at qoop.com . If you do not have this textbook, go to the Français interactif site for a direct link to qoop : http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/textbook The Français interactif community website (http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/) features videos, web activities, printable pdfs, a link to our Facebook page, a forum for students to post queries about the French language or culture, as well as: Vocabulaire : These audio files are available on the website (http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/) in MP3 downloadable files. Please print the Vocabulary Preparation Template pdf from the website in order to complete the “Préparation du vocabulaire” at the beginning of each chapter. You will turn this in to your instructor. Phonetic lessons : audio files are available on the website in downloadable mp3 format, and are often accompanied by online exercises with answer keys. Grammaire : Grammar explanations in Tex's French Grammar , UT French Department's on-line grammar resource which includes grammar explanations, self-correcting exercises, audio files in mp3 format, a verb conjugation reference, and a verb tutor. This is to be studied on-line for audio examples and “Texercises” which are turned in to the instructor through Blackboard. Videos : View these on the Français interactif website and complete accompanying exercises on the printable pdfs. •Video and audio podcasts, available for viewing and listening in iTunes v5 or higher, on MacOSX and Windows platforms. The Fi videos and audio files are also iPad, iPhone, and Android compatible. Recommended Compact Oxford Hachette French/English Dictionary ISBN 0-19-864535X (www.amazon.com), which is required for upper division French classes. Word Reference.com is also an excellent online dictionary. Grading
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course FR 507 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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