21F.301 / 21F.351 French I

Fall 2004

Images of students in French class.
Images of students in French class. (Images courtesy of Laura Ceia-Minjares.)

Course Highlights

This course features assignments, accompanied by in-class activities and various resources.

Course Description

21F.301/351 offers an introduction to the French language and culture with an emphasis on the acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. The course is conducted entirely in French, and students interact in French with their classmates from the very beginning. They also receive exposure to the language via a variety of authentic sources such as the Internet, audio, video and printed materials which help them develop cultural awareness as well as linguistic proficiency. There is a coordinated language lab program.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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This course is taught in rotation by the following Instructors:
Prof. Laura Ceia-Minjares
Prof. Cathy Culot
Prof. Gilberte Furstenberg
Prof. Johann Sadock

Prof. Sabine Levet

Course Meeting Times

Four sessions / week
1 hour / session

Additional lab work is also required.


Undergraduate / Graduate