Advanced Written and Oral French: La Sociabilité à la Française

1510G [CRN: 26430]

An exploration of French sociability, this course is designed to expand students’ oral skills through discussions and presentations, as well as to help them develop their writing skills via essays, creative projects, blog entries, and use of Twitter. Students will experience the different modes of sociability through a variety of texts (novel excerpts, comic books, newspaper articles) and films, ranging from 17th-century fairytales to contemporary thinkers (Sartre, Bergson), and will be invited to reflect on their own practice of social networks through essays and debates. Taught in French.

Prerequisite: FREN 0600 or equivalent. Enrollment limited to 18. Instructor permission required.
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