Barbara Petrosky

Barbara Petrosky, Elementary Spanish 1, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Introduces the oral-aural and reading-writing skills in the language, and stresses communication and grammatical structure. Emphasis is placed on using the spoken language.

Required Texts:

-Castells, Guzmán, Lapuerta, and García. Mosaicos. Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition. You need to purchase both Textbook and Student Activities Manual.
-Oxford or Larousse Spanish/English dictionary (Required).

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Basic French Conversion for Business and Travel, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course will be an introduction to business practices in France. The major topics covered in class will include written business, communication, financial institutions, trade, and advertising. The students will be asked to do translations, to write professional correspondence and to read articles related to the world of business, economics, and finance. Cross-cultural differences regarding the work place are also a focus of the course. Prerequisite: FR 0212

Required Texts:

-Tauzin, Béatrice et Dubois Anne-Lyse : Objectif Express. Le monde professionnel en français 1. Paris : Hachette, 2006.

Barbara Petrosky, Introduction to Civilization, Spring 2016

Course Description

This course is designed to lead students to a better understanding of France today. Particular attention is directed to the major aspects of contemporary French life and society. Prerequisite: FR 0212.

Required Texts:

- Cinema for French Conversation/ Le cinema en cours de conversation. 3rd edition by Anne-Christine Rice.

Barbara Petrosky, Intermediate French 1, Spring 2016

Course Description

This course is a logical continuation of the first-year sequence. Emphasis continues to be placed on communication. Prerequisite: FR 0112.

Required Texts:

- A vous! Textbook. Véronique Anover and Theresa A. Antes. Second Edition New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 2008.

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Elementary Spanish 2, Fall 2015

Course Description:

A thorough introduction (in two terms) to the Spanish grammar, with extensive practice in the four skills: reading, writing, understanding, and speaking. Prerequisite: SPAN 0111

Required Texts:

Castells, Guzmán, Lapuerta, and García. Mosaicos. Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, 2006 (textbook and student activities manual).

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Elementary Spanish 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Introduces the oral-aural and reading-writing skills in the language, and stresses communication and grammatical structure. Emphasis is placed on using the spoken language.

Required Texts:

Castells, Guzmán, Lapuerta, and García. Mosaicos. Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition
•You need to purchase both Textbook and Student Activities Manual.

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Business French, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course will be an introduction to business practices in France. The major topics covered in class will include written business, communication, financial institutions, trade, and advertising. The students will be asked to do translations, to write professional correspondence and to read articles related to the world of business, economics, and finance. Cross-cultural differences regarding the work place are also a focus of the course. Prerequisite: FR 0212

Required Texts:

-Tauzin, Béatrice et Dubois Anne-Lyse : Objectif Express. Le monde professionnel en français 1. Paris : Hachette, 2006.
-Perfournis, Jean-Luc : Vocabulaire progressif du français avec 200 exercices. Deuxième Édition. Paris: CLE International, 2004.

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Twentieth Century Topics, Spring 2015

Course Description

This course, offered infrequently, will treat some aspect of the literature of the 20th century in France. Prerequisite: FR 0212.

Required Texts:

-Course pack available at the UPJ bookstore
-Gide, André. L’Immoraliste. Paris: Folio, 2007
-Djebar, Assia. Femmes d’Alger dans leurs appartements. Paris : Des Femmes, 1980

Barbara Petrosky, Intermediate French 2, Spring 2015

Course Description

This course is a continuation of Intermediate French 1. Prerequisite: FR 0211.

Required Texts:

-Interaction: Langue et Culture Neuvième édition de Susan et Ronald St. Onge. Heinle

Syllabus: 

Barbara Petrosky, Elementary Spanish 1, Spring 2015

Course Description

A thorough introduction (in two terms) to the Spanish grammar, with extensive practice in the four skills: reading, writing, understanding, and speaking.

Required Texts:

-Castells, Guzmán, Lapuerta, and García. Mosaicos. Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, Fifth Edition
-Oxford or Larousse Spanish/English dictionary

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