Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205
ESL, Languages, and Cultures
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 Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205

French Courses

Elementary French I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-121

Course Description : For students with no previous knowledge of French, or for those who have had less than two years of high school French. It includes systematic training in speaking, understanding, reading and writing simple French. Laboratory work is required.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Elementary French II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-122

Course Description : Continuation of FRE 121. For students with only the first semester (French 121) of Elementary French, or for students who have been placed through test results. This course continues the systematic training in speaking, understanding, reading and writing simple French. Laboratory work is required.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-121

Intermediate French I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-221

Course Description : Continuation of principles established during the first year: review of grammar, reading and conversation. Emphasis on conversational activities and original compositions. Laboratory work is required.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-122 or two years of high school French

Intermediate French II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-222

Course Description : Continuation of FRE 221. Intermediate French II is a continuation of principles established during the first semester of intermediate French. This fourth semester of French includes a review of grammar, reading, conversation and writing. During this semester special emphasis is placed on reading selected texts, conversations on reading and cultural materials. Importance is given to writing skills. A laboratory period is required.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-221 or written permission of the department chairperson

Contemporary French Literature Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-224

Course Description : Reading, analysis and discussion of works of representative Francophone writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Readings and discussions are primarily in French with a strong emphasis on the analysis of short stories, plays, poems, modern era and excerpts of novels.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-221 or FRE-222 or written permission of the department chairperson

French Civilization and Culture Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-228

Course Description : Reading, analysis and discussion of French civilization and culture of major periods from prehistoric times to the present. Readings and discussions primarily in French. Concurrent major developments in other cultures will be considered. This course may be taken in lieu of FRE 222 to complete the modern language requirement for the A.A.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-221

French Conversation and Composition I Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-231

Course Description : An advanced course providing intensive training in speaking and writing colloquial French. Includes oral and written reports and discussions based on the reading of modern French literature.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-222 or a minimum of three years of high school French

French Conversation and Composition II Credit: 3 - 0

Course Code: FRE-232

Course Description : Continuation of FRE 231.

Department Description : ESL/Languages and Culture

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0

Prerequisites:

FRE-231