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Interim 2008

French

CANCELLED - W60 Language and Culture in the French Antilles. For students interested in African Diaspora studies, Caribbean culture, and in improving French language skills, this course offers linguistic and cultural immersion experience in Martinique. Martinique is located in the Caribbean and provides a case study of the role of Africa in the formation of the Americas. Students in the program study at the Centre International de Recherches, d'Échanges, et de Coopération de la Caraïbe et des Amériques, in Fort-de-France. Lectures, readings in cultural literacy, intensive language training, site visits, group discussions, and home stays with Martiniquan families form the framework of this study abroad program. Evaluation is based on participation, completion of guided journal activities, and one reflection essay in English. This course may be counted towards the minor program in the African and African Diaspora Studies Minor program. Prerequisites: French 113 or 201 and permission of instructor. The dates for this course are January 4-26. Fee: $4,015. O. Selles. Off Campus.

CANCELLED - W80 Language and Culture in the French Antilles. For students interested in African Diaspora Studies, Caribbean culture, and in improving French language skills, this course offers linguistic and cultural immersion experience in Martinique . A French overseas department, Martinique is part of the European union, all the while located in the Caribbean, thereby providing a case study of the role of Africa in the formation of the Americas . Students in the program study at the Centre International de Recherches, d'Échanges, et de Coopération de la Caraïbe et des Amériques, in Fort-de-France . Lectures, readings in cultural literacy, intensive language training, site visits, group discussions, and home stays with Martiniquan families form the framework of this study abroad program. Evaluation is based on participation, completion of guided journal activities and one reflection essay, in French. This course may be counted towards the minor program in the African and African Diaspora Studies Minor program. This course will fulfill the CCE core requirement. Prerequisites: French 215 and permission of the instructor. NOTE: This is the same course as French W60 but has additional language expectations, reading and writing requirements, and is only for those taking the course for major/minor credit in French. The dates for this course are January 2-23. Fee: $3463. O. Selles. Off campus.

112 Multisensory French. The second course in a three-course sequence of language study designed to meet the special needs of at-risk students. Materials are presented with an emphasis on understanding the nature of language. General language-learning skills are developed as specific foreign language goals are met. The course is open to students who, on the basis of adequate documentation, are continuing from 111 and expect to complete through the French 113 level. Evaluation will be by means of quizzes, tests, writing assignments, oral interviews, cultural projects and activities, journals, and small group sessions. I. Konyndyk. 9:00 a.m. to noon.

122 Intermediate French. This course is part of the closely integrated 121-122-123 sequence, which fulfills the requirements for foreign-language core. Students attend large group sessions in the morning and smaller group sessions in the afternoon to acquire skills in speaking, listening to, reading and writing French. Daily assignments, quizzes, tests and a final exam are required. Evaluation is based on daily work, quizzes, small-group participation, student presentations and the final exam. Pre-requisite: French 121 or equivalent. C. DeJong, L. Matthews. 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

IDIS W21 French Film. O. Selles. 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.