FSL 443H1

French Language V: Oral French




This course is designed for students who wish to consolidate and perfect their speaking and aural comprehension abilities. Practice of oral productions will focus on a rich vocabulary and contextually-appropriate speech registers as well as on the improvement of pronunciation. Training in aural comprehension will aim at the development of students’ listening skills through the study of recordings related to various situations and topics.

Required texts:

Barféty, Michèle. Compréhension orale Niveau 4 et Expression orale Niveau 4. CLE International (available at UofT Bookstore).

Assignments and evaluation:

3 in-class tests (25% each); take-home short assignments in preparation for class (15%); overall assessment (10%).

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.


FSL421Y1 or, upon first FRE/FSL enrolment, equivalent as determined by the French Placement Test.


Not open to fluent or native speakers of French.

NB: 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 or for not following the placement test recommendation. This decision may not be appealed.