Maricopa Community Colleges  FRE115   19946-99999 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/26/94
FRE115 19946-99999 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Beginning French Conversation I
Conversational French. Basic sentence structure, pronunciation and vocabulary necessary to develop speaking ability in French. Designed for students seeking speaking and listening abilities with little emphasis on grammar. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
FRE115   19946-99999 Beginning French Conversation I
1. Repeat French words using basic rules for pronunciation. (I)
2. Form short oral French sentences in response to basic questions and situations. (II)
3. Identify parts of speech in French. (III)
4. Identify and form French adjectives. (III)
5. Form common French verbs in the indicative mood, present and past tenses, and the imperative mood. (III)
6. Differentiate between the French verbs requiring "avoir" and "etre" in the past tense. (III)
7. Use numbers 1 to 1,000,000 in French. (III)
8. Identify and correctly use vocabulary in basic French sentences. (IV)
9. Describe the customs and culture of the French people. (V)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
FRE115   19946-99999 Beginning French Conversation I
    I. Pronunciation
        A. Alphabet
        B. Liaison
        C. Elision
        D. Emphasis
        E. Accents
      II. Conversation
          A. Oral drills
            1. Repetition of single words
            2. Repetition of short sentences
          B. Simple dialogues among students with assistance of instructor
          C. Response to simple questions by instructor
        III. Introduction to grammar
            A. Pronouns
              1. Subject
              2. Object
            B. Articles
              1. Definite
              2. Indefinite
              3. Partitive
            C. Prepositions
            D. Adjectives
            E. Verbs
              1. Moods
                a. Indicative
                b. Imperative
              2. Regular
              3. Irregular
              4. Tenses
                a. Present
                b. Past
            F. Numbers
              1. With money
              2. With time
          IV. Vocabulary
              A. Greetings
              B. Days and months
              C. Seasons
              D. Weather
              E. Family
              F. Parts of the body
              G. Shopping
              H. Restaurants
            V. French culture
                A. People
                B. Music
                C. Films
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