FSL 420H1

Advanced French I




This advanced course in French aims to provide students with a broader understanding and appreciation of French and Francophone culture through the reading and discussion of a variety of texts. Emphasis is placed on mastery of language skills such as reading comprehension and vocabulary, oral and written communication. Students will have access to multimedia materials, online reference and self-correction tools.

Required texts:

A selection of texts and multimedia resources will be available in the course website.

Recommended reference books:

Le petit Robert (monolingual dictionary); Le Robert-Collins (French-English dictionary).

Assignments and evaluation:

Composition (25%); Oral Presentation (20%); Written Cultural Project (20%); Final Online Test (20%); Class Participation and Overall Assessment (15%).


FSL321Y1/ FSL322H1. Students may also fulfill this prerequisite requirement based on the results of their French Placement Test.


FSL421Y1, FSL442H1, FSL443H1