LANG70025
French Beginner 1
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Spring/Summer 2021
Prerequisites: N/A
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: Students with French language skills should call for a free telephone placement test.

Program(s): French Convers. Proficiency
Program Coordinator(s): N/A
Course Leader or Contact: N/A
Version: 20210517_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: Access to course materials and assignments will be available on Sheridan's Learning and Teaching Environment (SLATE). Students will need reliable access to a computer and the internet.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
The development of French language skills can be a valuable asset for further educational, social or career opportunities. It can open new horizons by helping students interact with other people in the world and by furthering the progress of mutual understanding. Students learn to converse, read and write French at a basic level with particular emphasis on oral communication as well as how to express elementary needs, basic courtesies and opinions on a wide variety of subjects.

Program Context

 
French Convers. Proficiency Program Coordinator(s): N/A
This is the first course in the French language program intended to provide the foundation skills necessary for French language learning. Students may be assessed for French language level and moved into a higher level.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to communicate in French at a basic level.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Practice oral French communication skills to express courtesies, elementary needs and opinions.
  2. Examine the correct formal and informal forms of speech.
  3. Practice basic French written exercises.
  4. Demonstrate proper pronunciation of French language skills.
  5. Distinguish proper use of grammatical verbs and pronouns.
  6. Identify interests, customs, values and attitudes similar and different from their own.

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: ONLINE
 In class activities, exercises, pronunciation, quizzes40.0%
 Three assignments to be completed at home30.0%
 Participation10.0%
 Final Presentation20.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Students should spend a minimum of three hours per week on independent study to further cement the acquisition of French lessons. If you must miss a class, please advise your instructor, if possible, in advance. Your instructor will be pleased to give you the outline for the day in question. Your work at home will allow you to keep up to the rest of the class.

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Essential Employability Skills
Essential Employability Skills emphasized in the course:

  • Communication
  • Interpersonal
  • Personal

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar

  • Not Eligible for PLAR

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Instruction Mode: Online
Professor: Multiple Professors
Resource(s):
 TypeDescription
RequiredTextbookChez nous: Branché sur le monde francophone, Mary Ellen Scullen, Cathy Pons and Albert Valdman, Pearson Canada, 5th Edition, ISBN 9780135881606, 2019

Applicable student group(s): Continuing Education Students
Course Details:

Préliminaire

Lesson 1- Je me présente

Lesson 2 - A la fac

Chapitre 1

Lesson 1-Voici ma famille

Lesson 2 -Les dates importantes



Sheridan Policies

All Sheridan policies can be viewed on the Sheridan policy website.

Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

Intellectual Property: Sheridan's Intellectual Property Policy generally applies such that students own their own work. Please be advised that students working with external research and/or industry collaborators may be asked to sign agreements that waive or modify their IP rights. Please refer to Sheridan's IP Policy and Procedure.

Respectful Behaviour: Sheridan is committed to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement by respecting the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of every person engaged in the learning process. Behaviour which is inconsistent with this principle will not be tolerated. Details of Sheridan's policy on Harassment and Discrimination, Academic Integrity and other academic policies are available on the Sheridan policy website.

Accessible Learning: Accessible Learning coordinates academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, please see the Accessible Learning website (Statement added September 2016)

Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.


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