Academics

Course Descriptions

French (FRCH)


FRCH& 121  French I  (5)

Begins the systematic study of French with an emphasis on speaking and listening. Includes basic grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation practice. Students acquire basic knowledge of the diversity of the French speaking world, its history, and cultures. PREREQUISITE: No previous background in French, or no more than one year of high school French, or no more than two years of high school French with a "C" average or less. Eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

FRCH& 122  French II  (5)

A systematic study of French using the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students acquire basic knowledge of the diversity of the French speaking world, its history, and cultures. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in FRCH&121 or equivalent with instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

FRCH& 123  French III  (5)

Completion of basic system grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and conversation. Students acquire basic knowledge of the diversity of the French speaking world, its history, and cultures. Fulfills University of Washington College of Arts and Sciences graduation requirement. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in FRCH& 122 or equivalent with instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

FRCH& 221  French IV  (5)

Systematic review of French grammar. Intensive practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, with special emphasis on reading and writing. Oral practice through drills and discussion of selected pieces of French written materials. PREREQUISITE: FRCH& 123 or placement by language instructor and eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English requirement for AA degree.

FRCH& 222  French V  (5)

Systematic review of French grammar aimed at communicative competency at an intermediate level. Intensive practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with special emphasis on reading and reacting to texts that explore the diversity of the French speaking world, as well as the global and local implications of gender, racial and cultural interdependence. Includes oral practice through discussion of above-mentioned materials. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in FRCH& 221 or equivalent with instructor permission. The equivalent of FRCH& 221 is four years in high school with a grade of B or above higher. Eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English and the diversity course requirements for AA degree.

FRCH& 223  French VI  (5)

Systematic review of French grammar aimed at communicative competency at an upper intermediate level. Intensive practice in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with special emphasis on reading and reacting to texts that explore the diversity of the French speaking world, as well as the global and local implications of gender, racial and cultural interdependence. Includes oral practice through discussion of above-mentioned materials. PREREQUISITE: A grade of 2.0 or higher in FRCH& 222 or equivalent and instructor's permission. Eligible for ENGL 099. Satisfies a humanities/fine arts/English and the diversity course requirements for AA degree.