David Petrosky

David Petrosky, Elementary French 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

A continuation of Elementary French 1, this course expands oral-aural and reading-writing skills in the language and stresses communication and grammatical structure. Emphasis is placed on using the spoken language. Prerequisite: FR 0111.

Required Texts:

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

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David Petrosky, Elementary French 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:

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

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David Petrosky, French Humanist Writers of the Renaissance, Spring 2016

Course Description

This course will examine English translations of a small selection of sixteenth century French prose, and is designed to help students develop the ability to analyze and synthesis literary works.

Required Texts:

-François Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel. Trans. and ed. M. A. Screech. Penguin Books 2006.
-The Complete Essays of Montaigne. Trans. and ed. Donald M. Frame. Stanford University Press. 1976.

David Petrosky, Elementary French 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:

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

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David Petrosky, Medieval French Courtly Romance, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course, taught in English and offered infrequently, will treat some aspect of French literature.

Required Texts:

The Lais de Marie de France. Trans. and Edits. Glyn S. Burgess and Keith Busby. London: Penguin Books. 2003

Chrétien de Troyes: Arthurian Romances. Trans. William Kibler and Carleton W. Carroll (Erec and Enide). London: Penguin Books. 2004. Print.

Bédier, Joseph. The Romance of Tristan and Iseult. Trans. H. Belloc. Lexington: Renaissance Classics. 2012. Print

Aucassin and Nicolette. Trans. Robert S. Sturges. East Lansing: Michigan State University :Press. 2015. Print.

"Châtelaine de Vergi".

David Petrosky, Elementary French 2, Fall 2015

Course Description:

A continuation of Elementary French 1, this course expands oral-aural and reading-writing skills in the language and stresses communication and grammatical structure. Emphasis is placed on using the spoken language. Prerequisite: FR 0111.

Required Texts:

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

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Medieval Epic Poetry, Spring 2015

Course Description:

This course, taught in English and offered infrequently, will treat some aspect of French literature.

Required Texts:

The Song of Roland. Glyn Burgess Trans. Penguin Books 1990

Guillaume d'Orange: Four Twelfth Century Epics. Joan Ferrante Trans. Columbia University Press 2001.

Aymeri of Narbonne: A French Epic Romance. Michael A. H. Newth, Trans. Ithaca Press 2005.

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Elementary French 2, Spring 2015

Course Description:

A continuation of Elementary French 1, this course expands oral-aural and reading-writing skills in the language and stresses communication and grammatical structure. Emphasis is placed on using the spoken language. Prerequisite: FR 0111.

Required Texts:

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

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Elementary French 1, Spring 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:

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

Syllabus: 

David Petrosky, Elementary French 1, Fall 2014

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:

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

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