French (FRE)

FRE 101 | Conversational French I

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces beginning students to conversational French and focuses on understanding and speaking French. Covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and expressions that are used in daily situations and in travel.

FRE 102 | Conversational French II

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues the sequence for beginning students who wish to understand and speak French. Covers basic conversational patterns, expressions, and grammar.

Prerequisite: FRE 101 with a grade of C or better

FRE 111 | French Language I

Lecture Credit: 5

Develops students’ interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communicative abilities in the language. Integrates these skills in the cultural contexts in which the language is used. Offers a foundation in the analysis of culture.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

FRE 112 | French Language II

Lecture Credit: 5

Expands students’ interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational communicative abilities in the language across the disciplines. Integrates these skills with the study of the cultures in which the language is used. Offers a foundation in the analysis of culture and develops intercultural communicative strategies.

Prerequisite: FRE 111 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 282 or better

FRE 211 | French Language III: GT-AH4

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues French I and II in the development of increased functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH4

Prerequisite: FRE 112 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 346 or better

Note: The order of the topics and the methodology will vary according to the individual texts and instructors.

FRE 212 | French Language IV: GT-AH4

Lecture Credit: 3

Continues French I, II and III in the development of increased functional proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing the French language. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-AH4

Prerequisite: FRE 211 with a grade of C or better, or a placement score of 404 or better

Note: The order of the topics and the methodology will vary according to the individual texts and instructors.

FRE 275 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 0-12

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor

FRE 285 | Independent Study

Independent Study Credit: 0-12

Meets the individual needs of students. Students engage in intensive study or research under the direction of a qualified instructor.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission