Advanced French A

Numbering Code U-LAS22 20006 SO48 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar (Foreign language)
Target Year 2nd year students or above Target Student For all majors
Language Japanese and French Day/Period Wed.5
Instructor name Raphaelle BRIN (Graduate School of Letters Program-Specific Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course This course is designed to give students who have already begun to deepen their understanding of the French language and culture the opportunity to master a fuller range of vocabulary, structures, pronunciation, and cultural information.

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to take the advanced French proficiency test (DELF B2 or DALF C1), required to enter French universities.

The class will be conducted in French by a native speaker.

Course Goals - Strengthen listening comprehension and reading from various documents
- Consolidate grammar and lexical use
- Increase knowledge on oral and written structures in French applied to academic (or formal) speaking and writing
- Develop communicative skills
Schedule and Contents After an introductory lecture (week 1) presenting the goals and exercises of the class, we will train on various exercises, fitting the schemes of the DELF / DALF exam : oral and written comprehension, oral and written production (week 2-14).

Total:14 classes and 1 feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy The students will be evaluated through continuous assessment : this includes 2 tests during the semester, oral and written class activities, but also participation (class attendance, classroom behavior, personal work) Details will be explained in class.
Course Requirements Refer to "Handbook of Liberal Arts and General Education Courses".
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Regular class attendance is essential. Short assignments will occasionally be given.