Courses in French

    La Cité offers the most comprehensive course offering in French in Saskatchewan!

    Our courses are open to all students, in any program, but many upper-level courses require an intermediate or advanced level of French.

    Receive $500 when you register in at least three courses in French (9 credits)

    Other courses offered in French include:

    • MATH 101: Introduction to mathematics
    • BIOL 140: Human biology
    • INDG 100: Introduction to Indigenous Studies

     

    FRN 100 - Discovery I / Découverte I

    This language and culture course for beginners will focus on the discovery and the acquisition of basic vocabulary and structures in order to develop oral and written communication skills while fostering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: No Previous experience in French, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students who have completed Grade 12 French within the previous five years normally may not take this course for credit. An additional fee may be charged for online sections

    Note: this course was formerly numbered FR 100. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 100 or FRN 100



    FRN 101 - Discovery II / Découverte II

    This language and culture course for near beginners will continue the discovery of more extensive vocabulary and structures in order to further develop oral and written communication skills while furthering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: FRN 100, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: An additional fee may be charged for online sections

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 101. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 101 or FRN 101



    FRN 200 - Exploration I / Exploration I

    This intermediate course will provide cultural knowledge and build on previously acquired language skills while introducing students to basic writing skills. Cours intermédiaire portant sur les connaissances langagières et culturelles

    déjà acquises tout en initiant les étudiants aux bases de l'écriture.

    Prerequisite: FRN 101, permission based on assessment test, or permission of the Department Head

    Note: Students may receive credit for one of FRN 200 or FRLS 119

    Note: Students who have previously taken FR 102 and/or FR 113 may not receive credit for FRN 200



    FRN 201 - Exploration II / Exploration II

    This language and culture course will further explore oral and writing skills and will raise awareness of Francophone issues.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui poursuit l'exploration des connaissances de l'oral et de l'écriture et qui sensibilisera l'étudiant aux enjeux de la Francophonie.

    Prerequisite: FRN 200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 201. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 201 or FRN 201

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both FRN 201 and FRLS 120



    FRN 220AC - La musique en Afrique francophone

    Exploration de la culture francophone africaine à travers la musique. L'accent sera mis sur les genres, les instruments et les artistes-musiciens de renom.

    Prerequisite: FRN 200 with minimum grade of 60%, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.



    FRN 220AD - Le Canada francophone au cinéma

    Introduction aux différents espaces francophones du Canada à travers des œuvres cinématographiques. Parmi les thèmes traités : l’économie, l’environnement naturel, les rapports hommes-femmes, la religion, les différents parlers franco-canadiens, la construction identitaire et le rapport au monde extérieur. Projection régulière de films et discussions.



    FRN 300 - Achievement I / Épanouissement I

    This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

    Prerequisite: FRN 201 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 202. Student who have previously completed FR 202 may not receive credit for FRN 300. Also students may not receive credit for both FRN 300 and FRLS 121

    Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 221 may choose to receive credit for either FRLS 221 or FRN 300 upon completion of placement test.



    FRN 301 - Achievement II / Épanouissement II

    This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

    Prerequisite: FRN 300 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 203. Student may receive credit for only one of FR 203 or FRN 301

    Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 318 may choose to receive 3 credits for either FRLS 318 or FRN 301 upon completion of the placement test.



    FRN 340AB - Défis contemporains de la francophonie canadienne

    Étude des défis actuels de la francophonie canadienne. Par le biais de la

    lecture d’une variété de textes, de la rédaction de travaux écrits, ainsi que

    de discussions en classe, les étudiants seront amenés à prendre conscience de

    divers sujets d'actualité et d'exprimer leurs points de vue là-dessus.



    FRN 366 - Litterature de la francophonie

    Étude de textes littéraires de la francophonie dans une approche qui favorise l’analyse critique ainsi que l’amélioration de la lecture et de l’écriture.

    Study of literary texts of the Francophone world in a way that promotes critical thought as well as enhancement of writing and reading skills.

    Prerequisite: FRN 301, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Formerly numbered FR 245. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 245 or FRN 366



    FRN 430AD - Loi sur les langues officielles

    Ce cours examinera la Loi sur les langues officielles au Canada, en se focalisant sur l'étude des Plans d'action ainsi que sur les rôles des différents niveaux de gouvernement (provincial et fédéral) dans la mise en oeuvre de la loi, dans une perspective de survie et de vitalité des communautés de langue officielle en situation minoritaire.

    Prerequisite: FRN 236 and FRN 301, and completion of a further six credit hours of 300-level FR ou FRN courses, or permission of Department Head.

    *Note: Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 430AD and FRN 831AC.



    FRN 440AC - L'hospitalité: une réponse aux migrations internationales

    Étude des théories développées en francophonie autour de la notion d'hospitalité comme réponse aux migrations internationales. Approfondissement en séminaire de l’hospitalité en tant que conçue en lien aux droits, aux devoirs, aux obligations, et au don, mais aussi comme alternative à l’ordre social et politique global actuel.

    Prerequisite: FRN 246 with the completion of six credit hours at the FRN 300 Level or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course will be cross-listed with FRN870AB



    FRN 831AC - La Loi sur les langues officielles au Canada

    Étude des rôles et responsabilités des gouvernements fédéral et provincial dans la mise en œuvre de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ainsi que des Plans d’action et des enjeux sociolinguistiques reliés à la survie et à la vitalité des communautés linguistiques minoritaires.



    FRN 870AB - L'hospitalité : une réponse aux migrations internationales

    Étude des théories développées en francophonie autour de la notion d'hospitalité comme réponse aux migrations internationales. Approfondissement en séminaire de l’hospitalité en tant que conçue en lien aux droits, aux devoirs, aux obligations, et au don, mais aussi comme alternative à l’ordre social et politique global actuel.



    FRN 900 - Séminaire

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 101 - Discovery II / Découverte II

    This language and culture course for near beginners will continue the discovery of more extensive vocabulary and structures in order to further develop oral and written communication skills while furthering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: FRN 100, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: An additional fee may be charged for online sections

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 101. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 101 or FRN 101



    FRN 110 - Discovery/ Découverte

    This intensive language and culture course for beginners will focus on the discovery and acquisition of basic vocabulary and structures in order to develop oral and written communication skills while fostering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: No Previous experience in French, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students who have completed Grade 12 French within the previous five years normally may not take this course for credit

    Note: Students cannot receive credit for FRN 100 or 101, or FR 100 or 101, and FRN 110

    Note: this course was formerly numbered FR 110. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 110 or FRN 110



    FRN 240AA - Voyages à travers le temps

    Découverte de l'histoire du Canada depuis le dix-neuvième siècle, avec un accent sur les provinces de l'Ouest: les crises scolaires, l'immigration, les relations avec les Autochtones, les crises économiques, les luttes des travailleurs, la ruée vers l'or, les drogues et la prostitution, la révolution sexuelle, etc.

    Prerequisite: FRN 200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.



    FRN 330AA - Langue, société et identité

    Étude du rapport entre la langue et la société, des phénomènes liés au contact des langues (bilinguisme, multilinguisme, diglossie, etc.) ainsi que du rôle de la langue ou des langues dans la construction de l'identité culturelle et nationale. Le cours s'appuiera principalement sur des exemples tirés de la socité canadienne.

    Prerequisite: FRN 236 or permission of the Department Head.



    FRN 340AJ - Voyages à travers le temps

    Découverte de l'histoire du Canada depuis le dix-neuvième siècle, avec un accent sur les provinces de l'Ouest: les crises scolaires, l'immigration, les relations avec les Autochtones, les crises économiques, les luttes des travailleurs, la ruée vers l'or, les drogues et la prostitution, la révolution sexuelle, etc.

    Prerequisite: FRN 301, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 240AA and FRN 340AJ.



    FRN 830BB - Syntaxe et sémantique

    Étude approfondie de la structure interne de la phrase et des constituants immédiats (co-texte), ainsi que leur interaction sur le sens global du texte en général.



    FRN 900 - Séminaire

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 100 - Discovery I / Découverte I

    This language and culture course for beginners will focus on the discovery and the acquisition of basic vocabulary and structures in order to develop oral and written communication skills while fostering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: No Previous experience in French, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students who have completed Grade 12 French within the previous five years normally may not take this course for credit. An additional fee may be charged for online sections

    Note: this course was formerly numbered FR 100. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 100 or FRN 100



    FRN 101 - Discovery II / Découverte II

    This language and culture course for near beginners will continue the discovery of more extensive vocabulary and structures in order to further develop oral and written communication skills while furthering cultural awareness of the Francophone world.

    Prerequisite: FRN 100, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: An additional fee may be charged for online sections

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 101. Students may receive credit for only one of FR 101 or FRN 101



    FRN 200 - Exploration I / Exploration I

    This intermediate course will provide cultural knowledge and build on previously acquired language skills while introducing students to basic writing skills. Cours intermédiaire portant sur les connaissances langagières et culturelles

    déjà acquises tout en initiant les étudiants aux bases de l'écriture.

    Prerequisite: FRN 101, permission based on assessment test, or permission of the Department Head

    Note: Students may receive credit for one of FRN 200 or FRLS 119

    Note: Students who have previously taken FR 102 and/or FR 113 may not receive credit for FRN 200



    FRN 201 - Exploration II / Exploration II

    This language and culture course will further explore oral and writing skills and will raise awareness of Francophone issues.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui poursuit l'exploration des connaissances de l'oral et de l'écriture et qui sensibilisera l'étudiant aux enjeux de la Francophonie.

    Prerequisite: FRN 200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 201. Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 201, FRN 210, FR 201, and FRLS 220.

    Note: Students may not receive credit for both FRN 201 and FRLS 120



    FRN 210 - Enrichissement/Enrichment

    Cours de langue et de culture intermédiaire intensif qui porte sur les connaissances déjà acquises, initie les étudiants aux bases de l'écriture et encourage la pensée critique.

    This intensive, intermediate language and culture course builds on previously acquired skills introducing students to basic writing and providing a favourable environment for critical thinking.

    Prerequisite: FRN200, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.

    Note: Students cannot receive credits for FRN201 or FRN300, or FR201 or FR202, or FRLS 220 or FRLS 221 and FRN210.



    FRN 236 - Structure du français moderne /The Structure of Modern French

    Étude de la structure du français moderne via le système de ses sons, ses modes canoniques de formation de mots, la phrase et la signification. Contact des langues, diversité linguistique et sociale, interculturalité.

    The structure of modern French: its speech sounds, sound patterns, word formation, sentence structure and meaning. Language contact; social and linguistic diversity; interculturality.

    Prerequisite: FRN 300 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 226. Student may receive credit for only one of FR 226 or FRN 236



    FRN 246 - La francophonie / The Francophone World

    L’étudiant(e) explorera d’un œil critique la francophonie dans le temps et l’espace, à la fois comme concept, phénomène vécu et possibilité d’engagement. Students will critically explore the francophonie, across time and space, as a concept, a lived phenomenon and a possibility for engagement.

    Prerequisite: FRN 300 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 246 and FR 222.



    FRN 300 - Achievement I / Épanouissement I

    This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

    Prerequisite: FRN 201 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 202. Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 300, FRN 210, FR 202, FRLS 121, and FRLS 221.

    Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 221 may choose to receive credit for either FRLS 221 or FRN 300 upon completion of placement test.



    FRN 301 - Achievement II / Épanouissement II

    This language and culture course will enhance writing skills and will further explore Francophone issues as well as provide a favourable environment for critical thinking.

    Cours de langue et de culture qui favorise la maîtrise de l'écrit et qui continue la découverte des enjeux de la Francophonie tout en encourageant la pensée critique.

    Prerequisite: FRN 300 with a minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head

    Note: This course was formerly numbered FR 203. Student may receive credit for only one of FR 203 or FRN 301

    Note: Students who receive 75% or higher in FRLS 318 may choose to receive 3 credits for either FRLS 318 or FRN 301 upon completion of the placement test.



    FRN 340AG - L'engagement communautaire

    Étude des structures et des institutions politiques réglant la vie des groupes francophones au Canada, des luttes et movements politiques, ainsi que des raisons d'agir et de s'engager et des cultures émergeant de la vie au sein de ces institutions. L'accent sera mis sur les Fransaskois et sur les groupes francophones en situation minoritaire.

    Prerequisite: FRN 301, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head.



    FRN 340AI - Se faire soigner au Canada francophone. D'hier à aujourd'hui.

    Une introduction à l’histoire des soins de santé au Canada français, ainsi qu’aux défis actuels qui confrontent les francophones lorsqu’ils interagissent avec le système de santé, que ce soit comme professionnels ou comme patients. Visionnement de films, discussions, jeux de rôle.

    Prerequisite: FRN 301, Grade 12 French and permission based on assessment test, or permission of Department Head



    FRN 430AC - Sociolinguistique

    Ce cours s’intéresse à l’étude des concepts, aux théories, aux orientations actuelles, ainsi qu’à la méthodologie d’enquête en sociolinguistique. Il réclame également un volet pratique, lequel amènera l'étudiant.e à construire des connaissances sur divers aspects de la discipline : la variation ou le changement linguistique observé au sein d’un groupe linguistique ; le transfert linguistique ; la question de survie et de vitalité des groupes linguistiques minoritaires ; les situations de bi/multilinguisme ; les phénomènes liés aux contacts de langues et aux conflits diglossiques.

    Prerequisite: FRN 236 and FRN 301, and completion of a further six credit hours of 300-level FR or FRN courses, or permission of Department Head



    FRN 460AH - Littérature franco-canadienne

    Études des œuvres représentatives d'auteur(e)s francophones du Québec et du Canada et en particulier de textes écrits en contexte minoritaire.

    Prerequisite: FRN 366 with the completion of six credit hours at the FRN 300 Level or permission of Department Head

    Note: Students may only receive credit for one of FRN 460AH and FRN 860AH.



    FRN 801 - Bibliographie et méthodologie

    Aperçu des méthodes propres aux disciplines liées aux études francophones et interculturelles. Overview of the methods associated with the disciplines linked with francophone and intercultural studies.



    FRN 831AA - Sociolinguistique

    Ce cours s’intéresse à l’étude des concepts, aux théories, aux orientations actuelles, ainsi qu’à la méthodologie d’enquête en sociolinguistique. Il réclame également un volet pratique, lequel amènera l'étudiant.e à construire des connaissances sur divers aspects de la discipline : la variation ou le changement linguistique observé au sein d’un groupe linguistique ; le transfert linguistique ; la question de survie et de vitalité des groupes linguistiques minoritaires ; les situations de bi/multilinguisme ; les phénomènes liés aux contacts de langues et aux conflits diglossiques.



    FRN 860AH - Littérature franco-canadienne

    Études des œuvres représentatives d'auteur(e)s francophones du Québec et du Canada et en particulier de textes écrits en contexte minoritaire.



    FRN 900 - Séminaire

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



     

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