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FLF 152 - Elementary French II

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 5
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Continued practice of the four basic skills and grammar analysis. Introduction of short prose selections with conversational emphasis.
Prerequisite: FLF 151  or instructor permission
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate ability to get into, through and out of typical cultural situations.
    1. Make simple oral inquiries
    2. Get people to restate things more simply or slowly
    3. Complain and refuse politely
    4. Give more extended personal information
  2. Attend to the welfare of people in the target language with culturally appropriate responses
    1. Express physical discomfort and needs, and describe medical needs in very simple terms (e., hunger, fatigue, illness).
    2. Request help in attending to needs and/or uncertainties.
    3. Buy items in a street market or various stores
    4. Cash a check and change money
  3. Interact socially in an appropriate manner
    1. Use a variety of appropriate greeting/leave-takings and social formulas.
    2. Issue and react to simple invitations
    3. Arrange a meeting with someone at a specific time, place and date.
    4. Use common and appropriate telephone phrases
  4. Discuss, in written form, the meaning of a short essay on personal or cultural topics.
    1. Respond correctly to true/false questions
    2. Answer simple questions based on theme and information contained in the essay.
    3. Produce simple, grammatically correct answers that involve some original thinking
  5. Produce, in written form, a paragraph describing the known and concrete environment.
    1. Use basic vocabulary without the aid of a dictionary.
    2. Relate an event in the present, past, or future, using the appropriate grammatical forms
    3. Use direct and indirect object pronouns in appropriate constructions.
  6. Begin and maintain a conversation about simple, everyday experiences or relate a personal experience
    1. Manipulate grammatical constructions, including the past, present, and future, as necessary
    2. Respond to another person’s information with appropriate questions to elicit further information
    3. Use accurate intonation and pronunciation at a novice high level.
  7. Interpret correctly, in written or oral form, a conversation or situation presented in the target language
    1. Respond correctly to true/false questions based on the listening passage or dialogue
    2. Answer questions, in written or oral form, based on information given in the listening passage or dialogue
    3. Express an opinion, in written or oral form about information given in the listening passage or dialogue
    4. Create original responses, in written or oral form, to questions posed in an open-ended dialogue exercise
  8. Translate selected passages in the target language to English, in oral and written form. Translate selected passages in the target language to English, in oral
  9. Translate selected English sentences into their target language equivalents, both orally and in writing
  10. Respond appropriately in the target language to “situations” described in English.
  11. Perform a character role in the target language
    1. Memorize a scripted role
    2. Play the role in a skit or dramatic production
    3. Create speech in the target language to play a role in a skit following cues or general character sketches (not memorized speech).
  12. Converse with a classmate or the instructor in the target language on selected topics in semi-structured settings, where certain grammar forms and vocabulary are stressed.
  13. Generate correct grammatical structures, orally and in writing
    1. Identify correct usage of tenses in addition to the present.
    2. Produce correct compound and complex sentences
  14. Discuss, in a limited way in the target language and more fully in English, selected aspects of the focus area’s culture
  15. Demonstrate academic self-discipline
    1. Meet assigned deadlines
    2. Attend class regularly 



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