FRE 202 – Fall 2017, Spring 2018

Course description:

This is an intermediate French class that targets speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, in addition to cultural competence and knowledge. You will review many of the basic structures of French, build conversational skills, read authentic texts, and develop a deeper understanding of Francophone culture. French 202 is for students who have completed French 201 or for those who have placed into French 202 through the French Language Placement Exam. If you have already received credit for the equivalent of French 202 or higher, you will not receive credit for this course. This four-credit class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays for 80 minutes and Wednesdays for 55 minutes, and is conducted in French.

Course goals:

By the end of this course, students are able to:

  • discuss social, economic, and environmental issues at a high intermediate level
  • narrate events using present, past and future tenses
  • draw connections between your own culture and Francophone cultures
  • read authentic literary and cultural texts in French at a high-intermediate level
  • write narratives and essays at a high-intermediate level in French
  • understand conversations in French at a high-intermediate level

My responsibilities included:

  • designing lesson plans and PowerPoints for each day of class
  • designing online tutorials for grammar explanations
  • grading and correcting
  • designing prompts for essays
  • designing activities for tests and finals

My responsibilities did not include:

  • creating the syllabus
  • creating the rubrics