As a continuation of French 103, this course will help students gain greater fluency in French, through an exploration of French and Francophone literature, film, media, politics, and culture. With a focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing, students will review advanced grammar expand their vocabulary, gain greater confidence, and both discuss and debate central questions in the social, political, and cultural landscape of French-speaking communities in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.
Format: seminar; class meets twice a week with the professor (for 75 minutes each), plus a required 30-minute conversation session with the French TA, at a time to be mutually determined by the students and TA
Grading: yes pass/fail option,
no fifth course option
active participation, workbook homework, chapter tests, short papers, midterm exam, and final exam
RLFR 103, or by placement test, or permission of instructor
French majors and French certificate students, and those with compelling justification for admission
after successfully completing RLFR 104, students may register for RLFR 201