Langue et culture francaises,
Jean-Paul Valette, Rebecca M.
Valette, Seventh Edition
French 101 or equivalent.
This is an introduction to the second
level of French language with an emphasis on listening,
reading and writing skills to develop control of the basic sounds, forms
and structure of French. Topics for conversation are every day life
situations and issues in the French world.
A preliminary revision session
will be offered to help students review basic expression and grammar
topics while getting to know their fellow classmates. A special feature
of this session is the teaching and practicing of paraphrasing.
Circumlocutions help to eliminate English from the classroom. Activities
encourage students to share personal experience motivating them to speak
in French again after a vacation period or other interruption of their
French 102 will enable the students to recall the previous linguistic
information while moving progressively
from the comprehension and use of structure levels of communication in
French. Some activities will encourage the students to interact with the
chapter material in a written format.
Taking French 102 at Cerritos
College makes grater use than elsewhere of different applications of
technology to foreign language learning. A new text-specific Web Site
offers Activites culturelles, a set of web activities based on
authentic French and Francophone links.