LANG70027
French Beginner 3
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: Fall 2017
Prerequisites: LANG70026
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: 20170905_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: This course is offered on-campus. The sessions may include a variety of interactive and engaging activities including discussions, workshops, group activities, role plays, case studies and presentations. Readings, video, and podcasts may be provided online, on Sheridan's Learning and Teaching Environment (SLATE), to support class activities and reinforce material covered during class sessions. Assignment details will be provided in class and on SLATE.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Learn to develop more self-confidence by expressing basic needs and courtesies as well as how to ask for and give information. New verb forms in conversation will be taught and used in situations connected to daily activities like talking about the weather, clothing, ordering in a restaurant, expressing your opinion on different subjects and describing people and objects.

Program Context

 
French Convers. Proficiency Program Coordinator(s): N/A
This is the third course in the Proficiency in Conversational French Certificate Program. Students may be assessed and moved into a higher or lower level.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course, students will have demonstrated the ability to communicate in simple oral and written French using appropriate pronouns, adverbs and verbs.
 
Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Communicate expression of feelings.
  2. Ask for and give simple information.
  3. Express short term plans.
  4. Speak about routines and activities.
  5. Discuss weather conditions, time, dates, and seasons.
  6. Practice French written exercises.

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS
 In class activities, exercises, pronunciation, quizzes40.0%
 3 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: In-Class
Professor: Multiple Professors
Resource(s):
 TypeDescription
RequiredTextbookEn Bons Termes, Michel A. Parmentier and Diane Potvin, Pearson Canada, Tenth, ISBN 9780134391960, 2017

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

Chapter 7 :

Review of French Beginner 2.  Learn about the weather, different professions, how to express quantities.

How to use the irregular verbs Partir et Faire; the interrogative pronouns Qui et Quoi; direct object pronouns (me, te, le, la, nous, vous, les).

Chapter 8 :

Learn to speak about sports, sport equipment, past activities.

How to use the irregular verbs Prendre, Mettre. Savoir, Connaître; indirect object pronouns (me, te, lui, nous, vous, leur), relative pronoun Où, the adjective Tout (toutes/tous/toutes).

Chapter 9 :

Talk about trips you have taken, learn the names of other countries, continents, provinces; nationalities, modes of transportation.

How to use past tense with Être, the pronouns En et Y, the irregular verbs dire, écrire, lire, rire et sourire.



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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