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5. EXAMS A. Chapter Exams and Tests (30% of course grade)To give both you and your instructor an idea of how well you are doing in learning the language, periodic tests and exams are scheduled. Tests and exams cover grammar, vocabulary, and cultural readings from the textbook as well as any additional material coveredin class as your instructor indicates.If you are absent from any test or exam due to illness or other reason, you must contactyour instructor beforehandby email and obtain an official note (i.e., coach’s note, doctor’s note, etc.) in order to make up the missed work. If your absence is not excused, you will not be able to make up a missed assignment. B. Oral Exams (10% of course grade)There will be two oral exams during the semester to evaluate your speaking abilities. The first oral exam will be a pronunciation test that will evaluate your ability to pronounce a select number of French sentences according to the pronunciation guidelines presented throughout the semester by your instructor. The second oral examwill be an interview conducted outside of class time during which your instructor will ask you questions to which you will respond appropriately by using complete and well-developed sentences in French. Your grade will be assigned according to the guidelines that will be provided to you prior to the exams.Please note:Oral exam dates are scheduled in advance and indicated in the course calendar; late submissions will not be accepted, and make-ups will not be arranged. Consequently, all students must complete their oral exams on the assigned dates.FREN1001 Syllabus Fall 20163
C. Final Exam (15% of course grade)A comprehensive final exam will be given at the end of the semester. The French 1001 Final Exam for Fall 2016 is scheduled for Wednesday, December 7th, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.The exam will incorporate all topics covered in the course and will test all the basic skillsthat you will have developed during the semester. Please note: The official university schedule for final exams is accessible online. Please make sure that you know the date of your final exams before making travel plans since travel is notan excuse for missing an exam or taking an exam early, including the final. There are only two acceptable excuses for rescheduling your French final exam: you have another final exam at the same time, or you have three exams within a twenty-four-hour period that includes Wednesday, December 7th. Proof of either conflict is required and must be given to your instructor by Friday, November 18th. 6. ASSIGNMENTSIn order to help you develop a variety of skills in French, there are a number of assignments you will complete. A. Online exercises: “MyFrenchLab” (10% of course grade)Daily homeworkprovides regular occasions to practice your French and is therefore key to your language development. The assigned activities for each chapter are done online on MyFrenchLab. The exercises target reading, listening, writing, and speaking abilities.

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