The Catholic University of America

  French Courses 

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Elementary French 1 

FREN 101

4 May 18-June 5 

MTuWThF

9:30am-12:45pm

Designed for students with little or no prior experience with French. Introduction to the basic principles of language necessary for written and oral communication. Students use fundamental vocabulary and grammar structures to talk about daily life and gain insights into aspects of Francophone culture through simple readings and Internet activities. Students who took the language in high school for more than one year MUST take the language placement test before registering for this or any other language course in order to receive proper credit. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Beginning French 2

FREN 102

4

June 8-June 26


MTuWThF 

9:30am-12:45pm

Continuation of French 101. Students talk and write about the present, past and future and continue to explore Francophone culture through readings and Internet activities. Prerequisite: C- or better in French 101, appropriate placement score or equivalent. During the summer this class meets five times a week. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Intermediate French 1

FREN 103

3

May 18-June 5


MTuWThF 

10:00am-12:25pm

 Final semester of communicative introduction to French language and culture. Students express advice and opinion and continue to explore Francophone culture through readings and Internet activities. Prerequisite: C- or better in French 102 or 112, or equivalent. During the summer class meets five days per week. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.

Name  Course Credit Date Instructor Days Time

Intermediate French 2

FREN 104

3

June 6-June 26


MTuWThF

10:00am-12:25pm

Students develop the skills necessary to understand literary and cultural texts and films in French as they consider contemporary questions involving the evolution of identity in the Francophone world. Includes vocabulary expansion and integration and refinement of grammar. Prerequisite: C- or above in 103 or equivalent. During the summer class meets five days per week. Undergraduate Language courses 101-113 are subject to an Instructional Fee at the time of registration.