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FRE-100 Beginners French I

3 credits


Beginners French I is the first of four courses in a complete introductory French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Beginners French I, II, III & IV also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • None

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FRE-101 Beginners French II

3 credits


Beginners French II is the second of four courses in a complete introductory French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Beginners French I, II, III & IV also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C minimum in FRE 100

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FRE-120 Beginners French III

3 credits


Beginners French III is the third of four courses in a complete introductory French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Beginners French I, II, III & IV also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in FRE 101 or French 11.

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FRE-121 Beginners French IV

3 credits


Beginners French IV is the fourth of four courses in a complete introductory French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Beginners French I, II, III & IV also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C minimum in FRE 120

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FRE-145 Intermediate French I

3 credits


Intermediate French I is the first of two courses in a complete intermediate French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Intermediate French I & II also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world, providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in FRE 120 & 121 or French 12; or permission of the instructor.

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FRE-146 Intermediate French II

3 credits


Intermediate French II is the second of two courses in a complete intermediate French program, which through the use of authentic, contextual language models, provides the students with a solid foundation to communicate proficiently in French as well as to function effectively within the culture in real life situations. Besides emphasizing language acquisition by providing a complete grammar scope, Intermediate French I & II also present important aspects of culture, customs and values of the French-speaking world, providing students with a deeper insight into its diversity while exposing them to authentic language.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in FRE 145; or permission of the instructor.

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FRE-265 Advanced French I

3 credits


This course is the first of two courses which provide a continuation of the study of French grammar at an advanced level. A study of selected literary Francophone readings (French & French-Canadian), together with a variety of up-to-date and provocative articles and texts will allow the student to further improve both written and spoken French through practice in conversation, comprehension and composition.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in FRE 145 and FRE 146; or French 100-level university transfer credit; or permission of the instructor.

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FRE-266 Advanced French II

3 credits


This course is the second of two courses which provide a continuation of the study of French grammar at an advanced level. A study of selected literary Francophone readings (French & French-Canadian), together with a variety of up-to-date and provocative articles and texts will allow the student to further improve both written and spoken French through practice in conversation, comprehension and composition.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in FRE 265 or permission of the instructor.

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FRE-280 La Traduction: Translation (A)

3 credits


This course is an introduction to the practice and theory of translation. Through a comparative analysis of the various structures in both French and English, the course will focus on different techniques and strategies to overcome the problems typically encountered when translating from one language to the other. The focus will be particularly placed on grammar, style and syntax.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in one of English Studies 12, Provincial English 12, English First Peoples 12, ENG 096, or ENG 098; or C+ in ESL 092 and ESL 095; or English Assessment.
  • C in FRE-266.

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