French (FREN) 358
Initiation à la littérature d'expression française I (Revision 1)
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Delivery Mode: Individualized study online
Area of Study: Humanities
Prerequisite: FREN 362 (or equivalent course), or professor approval.
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
FREN 358 is not available for challenge.
Overview (Vue d’ensemble)
FREN 358 is designed for students who have a reasonably good mastery of French grammar and French written expression, and who wish to study French literature in a cultural context. In FRENCH 358, you will acquire a basic knowledge of French texts that are important in French literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.
Outline (Structure du cours)
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: Le Moyen Âge
- Module 3: La Renaissance
- Module 4: Le Dix-septième Siecle - Le Grand Siècle
- Module 5: Le Dix-huitième Siècle
To receive credit for this course, you must achieve a minimum of 50 percent on the written examination and a minimum composite grade average of D (50 percent) for the course. The weighting of the course assignments is as follows:
|Devoir No. 1||10%|
|Devoir No. 2||10%|
|Devoir No. 3||15%|
|Devoir No. 4||15%|
|Final Written Exam||50%|
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Course Materials (Matériel du cours)
Hirsch, Bette G., et Chantal P. Thompson. Moments littéraires: An Anthology for Intermediate French (2nd ed.). New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2006.
Molière. L'Avare. Montreal: Beauchemin, 2000.
Matériel pédagogique produit par l’Université Athabasca
Study Guide (print and online). Developed by Vina Tirven-Gadum, PhD., Athabasca University.
Course Information (print and online). Developed by Vina Tirven-Gadum, PhD., Athabasca University.
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 1, May 8 2009.