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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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FR 353 - French Civilization III: Contemporary France


Description:
An overview of contemporary French culture through readings and viewings of French media with emphasis on topics such as immigration, religion, globalization, and politics of the family.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: FR 253.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the basic lineaments of social issues unique to contemporary French society such as immigration, religion, globalization, and politics of the family.
  • Identify and characterize major French media (including newspapers, television shows, social media outlets, and magazines) in regards to their treatment of contemporary social issues.
  • Acquire a basic level of socio-linguistic awareness concerning the French spoken by minority and youth communities in France today.
  • Read French newspapers and other contemporary print and online media written in French and summarize these works in appropriate written French.
  • Identify the main points and/or summarize the basic argument of authentic video recordings in French in appropriate written French.
  • Use spoken French to describe and evaluate a limited selection of cultural artifacts within their historical context in an organized and comprehensible manner to their peers.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
4/17/2014



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