Maricopa Community Colleges  FRE102AA   19946-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 4-26-94

FRE102AA  1994 Fall – 2009 Summer II


4.0 Credit(s)

5.0 Period(s)

Elementary French II

Continued study of grammar and vocabulary of the French language along with the study of French culture. Emphasis on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: FRE101 or equivalent.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


FRE102AA  1994 Fall – 2009 Summer II

Elementary French II



Use French pronouns (direct, indirect, reflexive) appropriately in sentences. (I)


Use the comparative and superlative constructions of adjectives and adverbs in French. (II)


Differentiate the meaning and usage between "savoir" and "connaitre". (III)


Identify and use negative phrases in French sentences. (IV)


Translate from French useful idiomatic expressions. (V)


Ask questions in French using interrogative adverbs in context. (VI)


Make declarative statements in French using the indirect interrogative. (VII)


Form sentences in French using the causative constructions. (VIII)


Identify and use verbs requiring the prepositions "a" and "de" before infinitives in French. (IX)


Use the proper tense sequence of "if" clauses in French. (X)


Conjugate and use regular and many irregular French verbs in the indicative, imperative, subjunctive, and conditional moods. (XI)


Conjugate French verbs in the present, past, future, conditional, future perfect, imperfect, pluperfect, and in the present and past subjunctive. (XI)


Identify verbs in the literary past tense of French. (XI)


Organize French sentences in the proper word order. (XII)


Identify and properly use appropriate French vocabulary. (XIII)


Read and explain in French edited selections. (XIV)


Describe elements of French culture and customs. (XV)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


FRE102AA  1994 Fall – 2009 Summer II

Elementary French II


I. Pronouns

A. Reflexive

B. Stress

C. Object

D. Possessive

E. Demonstrative

F. Interrogative

G. Relative

H. Indefinite

II. Comparative and superlative constructions

III. "Connaitre" vs. "savoir"

IV. Negative words and phrases

V. Idiomatic phrases

VI. Interrogative adverbs

VII. Indirect interrogative

VIII. Causative constructions

IX. Prepositions "a" and "de" before infinitives

X. "If" clauses

XI. Verbs

A. Moods

1. Indicative

2. Imperative

3. Subjunctive

4. Conditional

B. Regular

C. Irregular

D. Tenses

1. Present

2. Past

3. Future

4. Conditional

5. Future perfect

6. Imperfect

7. Pluperfect

8. Present subjunctive

9. Past subjunctive

10. Literary past

XII. Word order

A. Interrogative

B. With object pronouns

C. With reflexive verbs

XIII. Vocabulary

A. General

B. thematic

XIV. Readings in French

XV. French culture



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