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French III, First Semester

Time limit: 182 days
1 credit

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Course Overview

A third-year French course that builds upon vocabulary and grammar structures learned in first- and second-year French.  Learn to read poems and short stories, write an autobiography, a letter, a news report, and short compositions using various verb tenses, and compare francophone culture with other cultures. Includes access to online textbook and interactive features, such as practice activities, self-tests, and video and audio files to improve French-speaking skills.

This course is designed for high-school juniors or higher.

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Four semesters of high school French.

Required Materials

The textbook for this course is Bien dit! French 3, and it is available as both a hard-copy book and as an online book. The online version is required (and free), while the hard-copy book is optional (but never goes off-line).
For access to the online version, you will need to request a username and password for the website before you begin your lessons.
Please note that the publisher of the online textbook used with this course has recently announced that the book will be discontinued. No access to the textbook will be possible after June 30, 2024.
Please plan your course progress accordingly. This does not affect your course enrollment end date. If your end date is after June 30, or if you get an extension, you will still lose access to the textbook on June 30.
Your best option is to be sure to complete this course before June 30. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.

To purchase the optional hard-copy textbook, use the information below to identify the correct book from your preferred book seller:

DeMado, John, Séverine Champeny, Marie Ponterio, Robert Ponterio. Bien dit! French 3. French edition. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2008. ISBN 978-0030432187

Students will need access to a computer with a microphone or a headset to record some assignments.

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