Carnegie Mellon University

French & Francophone Studies Courses

Browse and search our spring 2023 courses in French & Francophone Studies.

For more information on sections and schedules, view the Schedule of Classes.

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82-101 Elementary French I

This course is for students with no prior experience in French. Using a proficiency-oriented approach, students will develop contextually appropriate interpersonal communication skills in both written and spoken French, develop reading and listening skills through the use…
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82-102 Elementary French II

This course is designed for students who have taken first-semester French at Carnegie Mellon or learned its equivalent as determined by placement. Using a proficiency-oriented approach, students will expand contextually appropriate interpersonal communication skills in…
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82-103 Elementary French I Online

This course is designed for students with no prior experience with French and who need a more flexible approach to language learning than that offered in a standard classroom course. Beginning language learners will develop communicative competence in the four basic skills…
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82-104 Elementary French II Online

This course is designed for students who need a more flexible approach to language learning than that offered in a standard classroom course. Students will learn more useful and complex expressions and sentence structures necessary for use in everyday life. Students will…
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82-202 Intermediate French II

At the intermediate level, students will continue to improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with the goal of becoming more proficient in daily and extended communication needs. In addition to an ongoing review of basic grammar, a greater variety of…
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82-203 Intermediate French I Online

An integrated approach to the study of the French language and culture by means of grammar review, literary and cultural readings and analysis, and intensive practice in written and spoken French. This course explores definitions of culture and analyzes the dynamic role of…
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82-303 French & Francophone Cultures

Through deep cultural analyses of France and francophone spaces, students uncover the roots of the French mentality and how this mentality oftentimes clashes with francophone, which is to say French, citizens who remain the Other even in the 21st century. Comparisons…
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82-304 French & Francophone Sociolinguistics: French in the Americas

This course examines the French language in relation to the social and cultural lives of the people who use it across the French-speaking world. Students will explore the links between the French language of all francophones, its use, and the expression of national,…
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82-416 Topics in French & Francophone Studies: Paris, between the Myths & Realities

Spring 2023: Paris, between the Myths & Realities This course will explore the numerous and evolving representations of the Parisian cityscape in literature and popular culture. How do French and foreign authors and filmmakers choose to represent the City of Light?…
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82-502 Special Topics in French & Francophone Studies

Restricted to language majors who wish to go beyond the regular course offerings in French and Francophone Studies involving group or individual study in a subject area approved by the instructor. VIEW the Schedule of Classes for more details