Contemporary French Language and Literature II

French 123 is a continuation of French 122, with additional emphasis on techniques of essay-writing.

Activities will include:

  • an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence
  • an introduction to a variety of literary texts by French and other francophone authors
  • an introduction to the study of a substantial literary work
  • essay-writing in French.

Three hours a week devoted to grammar, literature and essay-writing. Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here.

Required texts (Term 2 sections only):
Denise Rochat, Contrastes. 2nd ed. Pearson, 2009.
Jean Anouilh, Antigone.

Collins-Robert, French-English English-French Dictionary (hard cover edition)

Course website:
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FREN 122 or assignment based on placement test.

Successful completion of French 123 and further courses in French language and/or literature.
French 123 cannot be taken concurrently with 122 or 222 without the permission of an undergraduate advisor in French.

Language of instruction: French

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