Minor in French Literature and Culture - Langue et culture/Language and Culture FREN 2021   Langue et culture/Language and Culture
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Normally follows FREN 1045X/Y.06 or 1050X/Y.06, and is taken in the second year of study. This course provides the opportunity to practise and improve language skills (vocabulary and grammar) already acquired. Each year sections offer topics from the options listed below. Each section focuses upon a broad cultural topic via which language skills are developed. No prior knowledge of the topic is supposed. Various readings lead to discussions and oral presentations. Descriptions for sections offered in a specific year may be obtained in April from the Department. All classes and assignments are entirely in French. A maximum of two sections may be taken under the class designation of FREN 2021.03 and 2022.02. Approved in part with Canadian Studies (topic 7 and 15), IDS (topic 3), and Film Studies (topic 13). Topic 01: Le journalisme: I. Oore; Topic 02: La société française à travers la littérature; Topic 03: La civilisation francophone de l'Afrique occidentale et des Antilles; Topic 04: Etudes acadiennes; Topic 05: Monuments culturels de Paris; Topic 06: La France et ses photographes; Topic 07: Québécois et Québécoises célèbres; Topic 08: Contes et légendes; Topic 09: Nature et culture: C. Elson; Topic 10: L'Art en France depuis la Révolution; Topic 11: Voyages culturels à travers la France; Topic 12: Le roman policier: V. Frigerio; Topic 13: Aspects du cinéma français et francophone: C. Elson; Topic 14: Faim et festin: I. BlackTopic; 15: Communication et competence interculturelle; Topic 16 Francophonie et civilisation marocaine: D. Aissaoui
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: FREN 1045X/Y.06 or FREN 1050X/Y.06, or 2000-level Placement Test result, or instructor’s permission
CROSS-LISTING: CANA 2021.03. Please note that the cross-listing with Canadian Studies depends on the topic of the course. Please check with instructor.