Course Description

Course Name

French Phonetics 2

Session: VPRS1321

Hours & Credits

45

Prerequisites & Language Level

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.

Low Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (or three quarters) at the college level.

Beginning

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

High Beginning

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of one semester (or two quarters) at the college level.

Overview

Presentation and recognition of sounds, articulation and prosody (poetic meters and versification), functionality of the French phonetic system

Objectives-
-To improve one's understanding of spoken French
-To learn how to pronounce what is written
-To be able to write what one has heard

(Note that the level "high beginning" on ISA's website is equivalent to "elementary" at the Catholic University of Paris.)

*Course content subject to change