French

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2018

FREN220 Introduction to Early French Literature and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program
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Winter 2018

FREN348 French Literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution (in English) Sections

A study of French literature through reading and analysis of translated works.

Literary works from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution. Not available for credit towards a Minor, Major or Honours program in French. May be taken up to two times for a total of 6 credits with different content. Taught in French. Prerequisite: 6 credits of first-year English, ARTS 001, or Foundations, and at least second year standing.
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Winter 2018
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Winter 2018
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Winter 2018
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Winter 2018
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Winter 2018
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Courses Offered in Other Terms

FREN220

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program

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FREN348

Literary works from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution. Not available for credit towards a Minor, Major or Honours program in French. May be taken up to two times for a total of 6 credits with different content. Taught in French. Prerequisite: 6 credits of first-year English, ARTS 001, or Foundations, and at least second year standing.

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FREN360

A basic introduction to the grammar, phonetics, semantics and syntax of Old French in literary texts from the ninth to the fourteenth centuries. Taught in French. Prerequisite: FREN 223.

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FREN407D

Literary texts from the eleventh to the fifteenth century. Topics may include the epic, Tristan texts, Arthurian texts, the short narrative, satirical texts, religious drama, secular drama, lyric poetry, didactic poetry, Francois Villon.

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FREN419A

Occasionally, when this course has a medieval topic, it may be counted toward the Medieval Studies Major or Minor. Please discuss this course with the Medieval Studies Advisor who will determine whether the course is eligible for the Medieval Studies Program. Taught in French. Prerequisite: One of FREN 320, FREN 321, FREN 330.

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FREN460

Topics may include historical phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, lexicology.

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FREN468

The Indo-European background; Classical and Vulgar Latin; the origin development and spread of the Romance Languages, their vocabulary, phonology, morphology, syntax; vernacular Latin texts and Romance texts. See Calendar for prerequisites. Cross listed as: SPAN 468, RMST 468.

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Winter 2018

FREN101 Beginners' French I Sections

Basic vocabulary, the rudiments of grammar and familiarization with cultures of the French-speaking world.

FREN102 Beginners' French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 101.

FREN111 Elementary French I Sections

Continued improvement in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

FREN112 Elementary French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 111.

FREN122 Intermediate French I Sections

Refinement of reading, writing and speaking skills through the study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents of the French-speaking world.

FREN123 Intermediate French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 122.

FREN124 Keeping Up Your French Sections

Task-based entry-level course for non-specialists. Credits from this course may not count towards a Major or Minor in French, nor as prerequisite to subsequent core courses in French.

FREN215 Oral French Practice Sections

Opportunities for students already well-grounded in grammar to improve their oral skills. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 224 and FREN 225.

FREN220 Introduction to Early French Literature and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

FREN221 Introduction to Modern Literature written in French and to Textual Analysis Sections

Students will familiarize themselves with techniques of literary analysis, as applied to representative works from the 18th century to the present, including theatre, fiction, poetry and non-fiction prose. To be taken by all students intending to proceed to the Minor, Major or Honours program.

FREN222 French Language and Style I Sections

Grammar, vocabulary, composition, language in context.

FREN223 French Language and Style II Sections

Grammar, vocabulary, composition, language in context.

FREN224 Upper-Intermediate French I Sections

Communicative proficiency at an autonomous level: vocabulary enrichment, pronunciation practice, grammatical analysis and development of efficient reading and writing techniques.

FREN225 Upper-Intermediate French II Sections

A continuation of FREN 224.

FREN280 Introduction to Qubcois Literature Literature and Culture (in English) Sections

An introduction to the historical, political and cultural contexts that influenced the development of literature and culture in Qubec.

FREN328 Selected Works of African and Caribbean Literature Sections

Representative works from different genres, viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

FREN329 Selected Works of European French Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

FREN330 Selected Works of Quebecois Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

FREN335 French-Canadian Civilization Sections

A thematic approach to selected topics in French-Canadian culture and civilization.

FREN348 French Literature from the Middle Ages to the Revolution (in English) Sections

A study of French literature through reading and analysis of translated works.

FREN353 French Grammar Sections

Systematic study of the fundamental principles of French grammar.

FREN355 Advanced Composition Sections

Development of essay writing skills in French.

FREN370 Introduction to French Linguistics Sections

A survey of basic terminology, methods, problems, and theoretical trends in French linguistics, specifically designed to provide students with a foundation for advanced language study in French.

FREN371 Introduction to French Literary Theory and Methodology Sections

A survey of basic terminology, methods, problems, and theoretical trends in French literary criticism, specifically designed to provide students with a foundation for advanced study of literature in French.

FREN380 Foundations of French Cultural Identity (in English) Sections

Aspects of French culture through a set of key concepts that cut across French history, politics, and social structures. Not available for credit toward a Minor, Major or Honours program in French.

FREN407 Studies in Medieval French Literature Sections

Literary texts from the eleventh to the fifteenth century. Topics may include the epic, Tristan texts, Arthurian texts, the short narrative, satirical texts, religious drama, secular drama, lyric poetry, didactic poetry, Franois Villon.

FREN410E Studies in French Literature of the Eighteenth Century - FR 18TH CENT LIT Sections

FREN413C Studies in French Literature of the Nineteenth Century - FR LIT 19TH CENT Sections

FREN418J Studies in African and/or Caribbean Literatures of French Expression - AFRC/CARRIBN LIT Sections

An advanced course in francophone literature. Topics include francophone literary movements, postcolonial studies, and critical readings of literary works from Africa and the Caribbean.

FREN425A Studies in French Autobiography - STDY FRN AUTOBIO Sections

FREN470A Studies in Modern French Linguistics - MODRN FR LING Sections

FREN483A Studies in Literature and History - STDY LIT&HISTORY Sections

FREN495 Research Seminar in French Sections

Research on critical topics related to selected literary works. Limited enrolment: required of honours, but open to majors students in French.

FREN499 Honours Essay Sections

FREN502A Studies in Sixteenth-Century Literature - 16TH CENT LIT Sections

FREN503A Studies in Seventeenth-Century Literature - 17TH CENT FR LIT Sections

FREN511A Studies in Contemporary French Literature - CONTEMP FR LIT Sections

FREN512A Studies in Literary Criticism - LIT CRITICISM Sections

FREN514A Problems Relating to the French Novel - PROBS FR NOVEL Sections

FREN520 Studies in French Literature Sections

FREN521A Studies in the Literature of the French-Speaking World - LIT FR-SPKG WRLD Sections

FREN548 Major Essay Sections

FREN599A Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN599B Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections