French – Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 1102.00

The curriculum prepares the student to read, write, comprehend and speak at the intermediate level and provides knowledge of the cultures of Francophone countries.

This Certificate of Achievement is aligned with the ACTFL Intermediate criteria of achievement. The proficiency guidelines are described on the following website: http://www.actfl.org/publications/guidelines-and-manuals/actfl-proficiency-guidelines-2012

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Listening Comprehension
    Demonstrate comprehension of high-novice level1 conversations in French.
    http://www.actfl.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/public/ACTFLProficiencyGuidelines2012_FINAL.pdf
  2. Reading Comprehension
    Demonstrate comprehension of high-novice level texts in French.
  3. Writing
    Write a high-novice level paragraph in French.
  4. Speaking
    Correctly ask and answer high-novice level questions in French.
  5. Cultural Competency
    Demonstrate significant awareness of the culture of Francophone countries.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Required Courses - Student may choose 16 units from the courses below16
ELEMENTARY FRENCH
ELEMENTARY FRENCH
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
INTERMEDIATE FRENCH
INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE
FRENCH CIVILIZATION
TRANSLATING FROM FRENCH TO ENGLISH
FRENCH LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
WRITING IN FRENCH
READING IN FRENCH
FRENCH CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
FRENCH CINEMA
FRENCH PRONUNCIATION
FRENCH CONVERSATION
FRENCH CONVERSATION
FRENCH CONVERSATION
FRENCH CONVERSATION
Total Units16