French (FREN)

FREN 1000  - Basic Spoken French I  
(3 Credits)  
This is an introductory elective course for beginners emphasizing correct pronunciation and basic vocabulary for practical use in everyday conversational situations and travel dialogues. Students with no previous study of the language are prepared to use and understand it within a limited context and basic structure.

Lecture: 3 hours
  
FREN 1010  - Elementary French I  
(3 Credits)  
This course is for students with little or no preparation and covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing and grammar. Aspects of French-speaking cultures are also included.

Lecture: 5 hours
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes  
FREN 1020  - Elementary French II  
(3 Credits)  
This is a continuation of Elementary French I (FREN 1010).

Lecture: 5 hours
  
Prerequisite(s): FREN 1010 or FREN 1030
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes  
FREN 1030  - Elementary French I  
(3 Credits)  
French 1030 is a faster paced version of French 1010. This course is suitable for students with previous experience i.e. Basic spoken French and /or other prior formal study of the language, prior formal study of another foreign language, or informal experience with a foreign language. The course covers elements of the language including: conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar. Aspects of French-speaking cultures are also included. Note: Course content is the same as French 1010 with two fewer hours per week. (Prerequisite: Prior preparation as noted above or permission of instructor).

Lecture: 3 hours
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes  
FREN 1040  - Elementary French II  
(3 Credits)  
This course is a continuation of FREN 1030. Note: Course content is the same as FREN 1020 with 2 less classroom hours per week.

Lecture: 3 hours
  
Prerequisite(s): FREN 1010 or FREN 1030
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes  
FREN 2010  - Intermediate French I  
(3 Credits)  
This course helps students develop skill in reading and discussing French texts related to culture and literature. Course work is supplemented by further work in grammar, conversation and composition.

Lecture: 3 hours
  
Prerequisite(s): FREN 1020 or FREN 1040
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes  
FREN 2020  - Intermediate French II  
(3 Credits)  
This course is a continuation of Intermediate French I (FREN 2010).

Lecture: 3 hours
  
Prerequisite(s): FREN 2010
  
Course completes the following requirements:
Humanities Requirement
Foreign Language Requirement
  
URI/RIC Transfer General Education Transfer Opportunity: Yes