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 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 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 390AD - Recherche approfondie sur les communautés francophones

    Recherche autonome permettant d'approfondir les connaissances autour d'un thème abordé dans le programme d'études francophones et interculturelles.

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



    FRN 440AB - Perspectives sur l'étude des communautés francophones

    Aperçu des approches utilisées dans l’étude des communautés francophones en milieu minoritaire, à partir des perspectives d’une variété de disciplines. Overview of the approaches used in the study of francophone communities in minority settings, based on the perspectives of a variety of disciplines

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



    FRN 802 - Perspectives sur l’étude des communautés francophones

    Aperçu des approches utilisées dans l’étude des communautés francophones en milieu minoritaire, à partir des perspectives d’une variété de disciplines. Overview of the approaches used in the study of francophone communities in minority settings, based on the perspectives of a variety of disciplines.



    FRN 803 - Stage en milieu francophone

    Un stage de 80 heures au sein d’un organisme lié aux communautés francophones ou en animation culturelle, menant à la préparation d’un rapport d’environ 40 pages (incl. les annexes).// An 80 hour internship in an organization tied to Francophone communities or in cultural programming, leading to the preparation of a report of approximately 40 pages (incl. annexes).

    Préalable: au moins 6 cr. de cours FRN de niveau supérieur.

    Pre-requisite: at least 6 cr. in FRN graduate courses.



    FRN 831AD - Gestion des langues

    Ce cours examinera les concepts théoriques autour de la gestion des langues (aménagement linguistique), ainsi que les raisons sociopolitiques à l’origine de l’intervention linguistique (officielle ou non officielle). Étude du rôle de la langue dans le développement national ou communautaire, des enjeux sociopolitiques de choix de langue et des retombées aux niveaux macro (État, institution) et micro (famille, communauté, etc.). Études de cas.



    FRN 900 - Séminaire

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    EAS 200 - Dynamique des sociétés africaines

    Ce cours aborde les multiples facettes des sociétés africaines à travers l'histoire, la civilisation, les religions, et la démographie du continent ainsi que les transformations qu’elles ont subies à la suite de l'esclavage et de la colonisation, et leurs retombées sur les dynamiques actuelles du continent.





    Prerequisite : FRN 200 with minimum grade of 60%, permission based on assessment test, or permission of Associate Director or designate.



    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 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 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 350AD - Aux plaisirs de la traduction

    Améliorez vos compétences langagières en comparant les particularités propres du français et de l’anglais. Apprenez les rudiments de la traduction et de l’interprétation en travaillant sur des textes tirés de la vie quotidienne, comme les journaux ou les chansons.

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



    FRN 460AG - La Narration ou comment raconter une histoire

    Les participants au cours s’initieront d’abord à la stylistique (analyse de productions littéraires au moyen d’éléments de linguistique) puis apprendront comment dégager des productions artistiques les éléments qui font avancer une histoire puis analyseront des textes divers, incluant des contes oraux autochtones, des textes classiques ainsi que des oeuvres modernes.



    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 860AA - La Narration ou comment raconter une histoire

    Les participants au cours s’initieront d’abord à la stylistique (analyse de productions littéraires au moyen d’éléments de linguistique) puis apprendront comment dégager des productions artistiques les éléments qui font avancer une histoire puis analyseront des textes divers, incluant des contes oraux autochtones, des textes classiques ainsi que des oeuvres modernes.



    FRN 900 - Séminaire

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



    FRN 901 - Recherche et rédaction de thèse

    NO COURSE DESCRIPTION



     

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