FSL 443H1S

French Language V: Oral French

Instructor:

G. Paray

Description:

This course is designed for students who wish to consolidate and perfect their oral (speaking and listening) abilities. Oral production and improvement of pronunciation will be practiced through reading exercises, presentations, debates, and discussions focusing on a rich vocabulary and contextually-appropriate speech registers. Training in the comprehension of spoken French will aim at the development of students’ listening skills through the study of recordings related to various situations and topics.

Required texts:

TBA

Assignments and evaluation:

Overall Assessment (15%), 2 In-class Oral Comprehension Tests (40%), Oral Presentation Assignment (20%), End-of-term Individual Interview (25%).

Prerequisite:

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

Exclusion:

Not open to fluent or native speakers of French.