Elementary French

Learn French online through our first year college-level course to develop linguistic fluency and gain proficiency in all four communicative skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) as well as cultural competence. 
Starting at $688.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Build a solid foundation of vocabulary and grammar
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic communicative conventions
  • Explore the cultures of the French-speaking world

About this course:

This course begins a sequence of three courses (XL 1, XL 2, XL 3) covering first year college-level French using a communicative, thematically based approach. This approach develops speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, as well as an understanding of the cultures of the French-speaking world. The course integrates vocabulary, grammar, and cultural insights with themes related to personal experiences, French lifestyle, and travel. Conducted entirely in French; no previous knowledge of French required. Not open to students who have learned, from whatever source, enough French to qualify for more advanced courses. Academic credit not available to native speakers. Transferable for UC credit.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Instructor: Evelyne Fodor
41 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018 . Internet access required. Materials required.

1. Cengage Learning Access code (it also includes the electronic copy of Motifs enhanced 6th edition). To purchase only the Motifs Instant Access Code click on Cengage Learning   
Note: Used books do NOT come with the necessary Access Code. 
2. Textbook Motifs: An Introduction to French, Enhanced 6thedition (printed book).       
Author: Kimberly Jansma and Margaret Ann Kassen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Edition: Enhanced 6th edition
ISBN: 978-1-305-59608-5

The printed book is optional. Only if you prefer also the printed text. The textbook comes with a printed access card. You may order the textbook Motifs enhanced  6th edition through the UCLA bookstore: www.uclastore.com (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Motifs: An Introduction to French by Kimberly Jansma and Margaret Ann Kassen

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