FSL 102H1F/S

Introductory French

Description:

An intensive basic course in spoken and written French for students who have studied some French, but who have not yet attained the entry level for FSL121Y1.

Required texts:

Valdman, Pons & Scullen, Chez nous, 3rd Canadian edition (manual and accompanying access code for computer module).

Assignments and evaluation:

Term work: 67% - Written component: 1 Quiz 10%; 1 In-class composition 20%; 1 Mid-term 30%, Oral Component: 1 Oral Comprehension test 15%; Oral Presentation or Individual Interview 15%; Overall assessment: (attendance and preparation for each class; active participation in oral and written activities)10%. Two-hour final university examination: 33%.

The Department takes into account the quality of students' French as one of the criteria in the evaluation of assignments and examinations. A minimum of 20% of the grade will be allocated to this aspect of written assignments.

Prerequisite:

FSL 100H1 or, upon first FSL enrolment, equivalent as determined by the French Placement Test.

Exclusion:

FSL 121Y1 and higher.

Please note: You will receive no adjustment to your fees in the event that you must withdraw from a course for failing to have the necessary prerequisites. The Placement Test, available at www.lang.utoronto.ca/placement/french, is mandatory for all students who wish to register in an FSL course for the first time. The department reserves the right to require a placement review when in doubt about a student’s proficiency level in French. This decision may not be appealed.