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Intermediate Courses in French
(lower-division)

Students entering the French literature program usually elect one of the following sequences before taking upper-level courses in French: LTFR 2A, 2B and 2C.

Intermediate French I

LTFR 2A

First course in the intermediate sequence designed to be taken after LIFR1C/CX (If you choose to take LIFR1D/DX, you will still need to take LTFR 2A to continue in the French program). Short stories, cartoons andmovies from various French-speaking countries are studied to strengthen oral and written language skills while developing reading competency and cultural literacy. A thorough review of grammar is included. Taught entirely in French. May be applied towards a minor in French literature. Prerequisite: LIFR 1C/CX or equivalent or a score of 3 on the AP French language exam or a score of 4 or 5 on the Language Placement Exam.

Intermediate French II

LTFR 2B

Plays from the 19th and 20th centuries as well as movies are studied to strengthen the skills developed in LTFR 2A. Includes a grammar review. Taught entirely in French. May be applied towards a minor in French literature. Prerequisite: LTFR 2A or equivalent or a score of 4 on the AP French language exam.

Intermediate French III

LTFR 2C: Composition and contemporary cultural topics

Emphasizes the development of effective communication in writing and speaking. Includes a grammar review. A contemporary novel and a film are studied to explore cultural and social issues in France today. Taught entirely in French. May be applied towards a minor in French literature or towards fulfilling the Secondary Language & Literature requirement for Literature majors. Students who have completed 2C can register in LTFR 104 (Adv French Reading and Writing), which is the pre-requisite for all other upper division LTFR courses. Prerequisite: LTFR 2B or equivalentor a score of 5 on the AP French language exam.

 

Language and Culture Programs

French Supervisor:
Catherine Ploye

Student Advising:
Jill DeLong
Undergraduate Advisor
RWAC 0249
Virtual Advising

Director Undergraduate Studies:
Erin Suzuki

French

Course Flow Chart

Course Flow Chart

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