Course Description

Course Name

French Language: C1 (Superior)

Session: VPRS1321

Hours & Credits

90 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

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

Superior

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of 2 upper-division college level courses at their home university in the U.S.

Overview

OBJECTIVES PART 1:

-Communication:
Think while arguing on facts and ideas

-Linguistic:
The reason, consequence, purpose
Comparison, opposition and conceding
Condition and hypothesis
Deepening of the use of conjunctions of subordination and coordination, prepositions and adverbs.

-Vocabulary:
Nominalization and verbalization

OBJECTIVES PART 2:

-Communication:
Organize the order of saying things and enhance

-Linguistics:
The presentatives
The decisive
The voices: active, passive and reflexive.

-Vocabulary:
Themes of specialty:
The History (according to current events)
Geopolitics, economics, evolution of minds

OBJECTIVES PART 3:

-Communication:
To analyze different types of speech (descriptive, narrative, argumentative ?)

-Linguistics:
Structures of a sentence
Structures of a paragraph
Structures of a text

-Vocabulary:
Levels of language
Sensitization to written and oral styles

*Course content subject to change