French

Current Course Offerings

Winter 2017

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 2017

FREN348 French Literatures in Translation I Sections

Literary works from the Middle Ages to the French Revolution. Not available for credit towards a Minor, Major or Honours program in French.

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 2017

FREN360 Introduction to Old French Sections

The phonetics, grammar, and vocabulary of major Old French dialects; corpus of various literary texts (842-1300).

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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Winter 2017

FREN407D Studies in Medieval French Literature - MEDIEVAL FR LIT 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.

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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Winter 2017

FREN419A Studies in Women's Writing - STDY WOMEN WRTS Sections

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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Winter 2017

FREN460 Studies in Historical French Linguistics Sections

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

Topics may include historical phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax, lexicology.
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Winter 2017
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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 2017

FREN101 Beginners' French I Sections

Grammar, composition, reading and oral practice. Not available to students with the prerequisite for FREN 102.

FREN102 Beginners' French II Sections

Grammar, composition, reading and oral practice. Not available to students with prerequisite for FREN 111.

FREN111 Intermediate French I Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12, FREN 112 or equivalent.

FREN112 Intermediate French II Sections

Not available for credit to students with FREN 12.

FREN122 Contemporary French Language and Literature I Sections

A review of French grammar and an introduction to contemporary literature written in French, with emphasis on essay writing and textual analysis.

FREN123 Contemporary French Language and Literature II Sections

Continuation of FREN 122 with emphasis on literature, essay writing and textual analysis.

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 An Interdisciplinary Approach to French I Sections

French language for ex-immersion students. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 224. Not available for credit to anyone who has received credit for FREN 222.

FREN225 An Interdisciplinary Approach to French II Sections

French language for ex-immersion students. Credit will be granted for only one of FREN 215 or FREN 225. Not available for credit to anyone who has received credit for FREN 223.

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.

FREN334 French Civilization II Sections

A historically based approach to French civilization and culture from the Third Republic to the present, completed by a thematic study of contemporary French culture.

FREN351 Corrective French Phonetics Sections

Theory and practice of French pronunciation, corrective phonetics; foundation for the phonetic transcription of international French.

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.

FREN413A Studies in French Literature of the Nineteenth Century - FR LIT 19TH CENT Sections

FREN416A Studies in French Literature since 1900 - FR LIT SINC 1900 Sections

FREN418K Studies in African and/or Caribbean Literatures of French Expression - AFRC/CARRIBN LIT Sections

An introduction to representative works. Topics include Negritude, the evolution of post-colonial literature, and the socio-historical context of each work.

FREN420F Selected Topics in French Literature and Culture - TPCS FREN LIT Sections

Course content will vary. May be taken up to 3 times, with different content, for a maximum of 9 credits.

FREN423A Studies in Theatre - STDY IN THEATRE Sections

FREN495R Research Seminar in French - RESEARCH SEMINAR Sections

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

FREN498B Directed Reading - DIRECTED READING Sections

For fourth-year students. Focus on a topic to be agreed upon by a member of the faculty and the student. Permission of the department head and of a supervisory faculty member is required.

FREN499 Honours Essay Sections

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

FREN512A Studies in Literary Criticism - LIT CRITICISM Sections

FREN513A Studies in French-Canadian Literature - FR CANADIAN LIT Sections

FREN521D Studies in the Literature of the French-Speaking World - LIT FR-SPKG WRLD Sections

FREN548 Major Essay Sections

FREN566B Studies in French Semantics - FR SEMANTICS STD Sections

FREN599A Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN599B Master's Thesis - MASTER'S THESIS Sections

FREN699 Doctoral Dissertation Sections