Courses

Winter 2017

FREN101 Beginners' French I Sections

Grammar, composition, reading and oral practice. Not available to students with the prerequisite for FREN 102.

FREN102 Beginners' French II Sections

Grammar, composition, reading and oral practice. Not available to students with prerequisite for FREN 111.

FREN111 Intermediate French I Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12, FREN 112 or equivalent.

FREN112 Intermediate French II Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12.

FREN122 Contemporary French Language and Literature I Sections

A review of French grammar and an introduction to contemporary literature written in French, with emphasis on essay writing and textual analysis.

FREN123 Contemporary French Language and Literature II Sections

Continuation of FREN 122 with emphasis on literature, essay writing and textual analysis.

FREN124 Keeping Up Your French Sections

Task-based entry-level course for non-specialists. Credits from this course may not count towards a Major or Minor in French, nor as prerequisite to subsequent core courses in French.

FREN215 Oral French Practice Sections

Opportunities for students already well-grounded in grammar to improve their oral skills. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 224 and FREN 225.

FREN220 Introduction to Early French Literature and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

FREN221 Introduction to Modern Literature written in French and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the 18th century to the present, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

FREN222 French Language and Style I Sections

Grammar, vocabulary, composition, language in context.

FREN223 French Language and Style II Sections

Grammar, vocabulary, composition, language in context.

FREN224 An Interdisciplinary Approach to French I Sections

French language for ex-immersion students. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 224. Not available for credit to anyone who has received credit for FREN 222.

Instructor(s): Simpson, Anne

FREN225 An Interdisciplinary Approach to French II Sections

French language for ex-immersion students. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 225. Not available for credit to anyone who has received credit for FREN 223.

Instructor(s): Simpson, Anne

FREN329 Selected Works of European French Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Instructor(s): Godfrey, Sima

FREN330 Selected Works of Quebecois Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

FREN334 French Civilization II Sections

A historically based approach to French civilization and culture from the Third Republic to the present, completed by a thematic study of contemporary French culture.

Instructor(s): Godfrey, Sima

FREN351 Corrective French Phonetics Sections

Theory and practice of French pronunciation, corrective phonetics; foundation for the phonetic transcription of international French.

Instructor(s): Rouget, Christine

FREN353 French Grammar Sections

Systematic study of the fundamental principles of French grammar.

Instructor(s): Curat, Hervé

FREN355 Advanced Composition Sections

Development of essay writing skills in French.

Instructor(s): Simpson, Anne

FREN370 Introduction to French Linguistics Sections

A survey of basic terminology, methods, problems, and theoretical trends in French linguistics, specifically designed to provide students with a foundation for advanced language study in French.

Instructor(s): Curat, Hervé

FREN371 Introduction to French Literary Theory and Methodology Sections

A survey of basic terminology, methods, problems, and theoretical trends in French literary criticism, specifically designed to provide students with a foundation for advanced study of literature in French.

FREN413A Studies in French Literature of the Nineteenth Century - FR LIT 19TH CENT Sections

Instructor(s): Godfrey, Sima

FREN416A Studies in French Literature since 1900 - FR LIT SINC 1900 Sections

Instructor(s): Sarkonak, Ralph

FREN418K Studies in African and/or Caribbean Literatures of French Expression - AFRC/CARRIBN LIT Sections

An introduction to representative works. Topics include Negritude, the evolution of post-colonial literature, and the socio-historical context of each work.

FREN420F Selected Topics in French Literature and Culture - TPCS FREN LIT Sections

Course content will vary. May be taken up to 3 times, with different content, for a maximum of 9 credits.

FREN423A Studies in Theatre - STDY IN THEATRE Sections

FREN495R Research Seminar in French - RESEARCH SEMINAR Sections

Research on critical topics related to selected literary works. Limited enrolment: required of honours, but open to majors students in French.

FREN498B Directed Reading - DIRECTED READING Sections

For fourth-year students. Focus on a topic to be agreed upon by a member of the faculty and the student. Permission of the department head and of a supervisory faculty member is required.

Instructor(s): Godfrey, Sima

FREN499 Honours Essay Sections

FREN502A Studies in Sixteenth-Century Literature - 16TH CENT LIT Sections

Instructor(s): Hodgson, Richard

FREN512A Studies in Literary Criticism - LIT CRITICISM Sections

Instructor(s): Navarro Ortega, Samuel

FREN513A Studies in French-Canadian Literature - FR CANADIAN LIT Sections

Instructor(s): Lamontagne, André

FREN521D Studies in the Literature of the French-Speaking World - LIT FR-SPKG WRLD Sections

FREN548 Major Essay Sections

FREN566B Studies in French Semantics - FR SEMANTICS STD Sections

Instructor(s): Curat, Hervé

FREN599A Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN599B Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections