Fall 2008

Language and Literature

Listed in: French, as FREN-05


Raina F. Uhden (Sections 01 and 02)


An introduction to the critical reading of French literary and non-literary texts; a review of French grammar; training in composition, conversation and listening comprehension. Texts will be drawn from significant short stories, poetry and films. The survey of different literary genres serves also to contrast several views of French culture. Supplementary work with audio and video materials. Successful completion of French 05 prepares students for French 07, 08, 11 or 12. Conducted in French. Three hours a week. Requisite: French 03 or three to four years of secondary school French. Fall and Spring semesters. Fall semester: Lecturer Uhden. Spring semester: Professor de la Carrera.