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Summer and Fall 2012 French courses

All courses are 3 credits unless otherwise stated
Note: Undergraduate FRN courses are taught in French -- HUF courses are taught in English 
 
According to NY State regulations, HUF courses may not be used toward completion of the 36 credit requirement for the NY State Teachers Preparation Program in French.

Summer Courses

FRN 101-S3  Elementary Intensive French (6 credits)
An intensive course covering the elementary French program (FRN 111, 112) in one semester. This course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language. A student who has had two or more years of French in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may not take FRN 101 without written permission from the supervisor of the course. May not be taken for credit after any other course in French.
This course satisfies the university entrance language requirement.
Summer I: MTuWTh: 6:00-9:25 P. Sanou
 
FRN 201-S3  Intensive Intermediate French
Intermediate courses in conversation, composition, and the interpretation of French texts.
It combines FRN 211 and FRN 212
Prerequite: FRN 101 or FRN 112 (not open to students who have completed FRN 211)
Summer II: MW: 6:00-9:30 I, Ionescu
 
FRN 313: French Vocabulary through Popular Culture
A course designed to increase vocabulary and oral comprehension of French through the study of realms from clothing and banking to love and music.
Prerequisite: FRN 212 or FRN 201
Online: Staff

Fall courses

Undergraduate Courses

Section A: Courses Taught in French

FRN 101-S3  Elementary Intensive French (6 credits)
An intensive course covering the elementary French program (FRN 111, 112) in one semester. This course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language. A student who has had two or more years of French in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may not take FRN 101 without written permission from the supervisor of the course. May not be taken for credit after any other course in French.
This course satisfies the university entrance language requirement.
TuTh: 4:00-6:50 M. Kang
 
FRN 111/112 Elementary French I and II-S3 (4 credits ach)
An introduction to spoken and written French, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language laboratory supplements class work. FRN 111 is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language.
Remark: A student who has had two or more years of French in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may not take FRN 111 without permission.
FRN 111-01 TuTh: 11:30-12:50 / Tu: 1:00-1:53  M. Turan
FRN 111-02 - MW: 4:00-5:20 / M: 5:30-6: 25 — I. Ionescu
FRN 112-01- MW: 5:30-7:15-10 S. Sanou
 
FRN 211-S3 Intermediate French
The reading and interpretation of a wide variety of French  texts, with a review of French grammar, composition, and conversation.
TuTh: 2:30-3:50 — M. Kang
FRN 112-S3 Intermediate French II
The reading and interpretation of a wide variety of French  texts, with a review of French grammar, composition, and conversation.
TuTh: 2:30-3:50 — M. Turan
FRN 311- S3: Conversation
A course emphasizing the development of oral and aural proficiency in French. Class work, supplements, use of technologically-based materials.
Prerequisite: FRN 212 or 201
MW: 2:30-3:50 S. Jourdain
 
FRN 313: French Vocabulary through Popular Culture
A course designed to increase vocabulary and oral comprehension of French through the study of realms from clothing and banking to love and music.
Prerequisite: FRN 212 or FRN 201
TuTh: 11:30-12:50   I. Ionescu
 
FRN 395-G  Readings in French Literature I -- Analysis and Interpretation
The course teaches literary analysis and its application to representative texts chosen from various periods of French literature. All readings are done in French. Discussions are in French. 
Prerequisite: FRN 312 
TuTh:   4:00-5:20 F. Dalmas
 
FRN 411  Phonetics and Diction
A course designed to develop mastery of the spoken language. Students learn to express themselves in the current idiom with fluency and accuracy. At least one hour of laboratory is required weekly. 
Remark: Meets with FRN 510
Prerequisite: FRN 312
TuTh: 1:00-2:20 — S. Leroy
 
FRN 441-I French Civilization
A discussion of French civilization from the creation of the modern state to the present. The course is intended for those interested in studying the background and traditions of modern France. An anthology of historical texts and documents serves as a point of departure; the institutions and life in France are considered, along with the development of art, architecture, music, and literature. The emphasis is on discussion (in French) and individual projects. Visiting lecturers contribute to the variety of topics and points of view
Remark: meets with FRN 501
Prerequisite: FRN 395 or 396
Th: 5:30:8:20 F. Dalmas
 
FRN 442 Free Seminar (topic to be announced)
Remark: Meets with FRN 570
Prerequisite: FRN 312 and FRN 395/ or 396
TuTh: 4:00-5:20 S. Leroy
 

Graduate Courses

FRN 502 French Civilization inn Its Historical Perpsective
co-listed with FRN 441
Tu: 5:30:8:20 F. Dalmas
 
FRN 510  Phonetics and Diction
Co-lested with FRN 411
TuTh: 1:00-2:20 S. Leroy
 
FRN /ITL 513 Romance Linguistics
This course examines the linguistic evolution of the Romance languages from the classical period through modern times. The synchronic grammars of Italian, French, and Spanish are examined.
Th: 5:30-8:20 L. Repetti
 
FRN 570  Re-Writing the Classics
Remark: Meets with FRN 442
TuTh: 4:00-5:2 S. Leroy

For further information, contact Prof. Prosper Sanou

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