Course Description

Course Name

Living Like the French

Session: VPRS1422

Hours & Credits

42 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & 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.


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


1 / General objectives of the course:
This course offers a better understanding of life in France. You will discover the habits of the French in
their daily life but also their traditions, their regional and family customs and how they
celebrate. This course is a "journey" through history, geography, gastronomy and literature during
thematic tours.

2 / The teacher's educational approach
This course is built on a communicative approach that invites students through many types
activities (group work, observations, document analysis, visits, etc.) to actively participate.

3 / Supports
Texts, comics, video clips, posters, songs ... Themed outings are offered.

4 / Assessment:
Three production notes:
note 1: two table tests.
note 2: presentations
A participation note: Attendance, initiative, responsiveness, relevance of interventions
Each note takes into account knowledge and expression in French.
Attendance at table checks is mandatory to obtain the certificate.

5 / Attendance, punctuality
Beyond that, neither the Certificate of Attendance nor the Certificate of Results can be awarded.
In case of absence or delay, notify the teacher and the secretariat. Present proof when returning
in class. It is up to you to find out (from a friend) about the work done and the homework

*Course content subject to change