Foreign Language

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.

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).

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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.

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Paulette P. Parlock, Intermediate Spanish 1, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course is a continuation of the first-year sequence and includes a functional review of language structure and vocabulary. Primary emphasis is development of conversational skills, with topical reading and some writing. Prerequisite: SPAN 0112

Required Texts:

-Mosaicos Textbook 6th edition, Prentice Hall, 2015 and Workbook
-Spanish/English dictionary (Required)
-501 Spanish Verbs (Required). The instructor’s textbook is NOT allowed.

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Paulette P. Parlock, Elementary Spanish 2, Spring 2016

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:

-Mosaicos Textbook 6th edition, 2015, Prentice Hall and Workbook
-Spanish/English dictionary (Required)
-501 Spanish Verbs (Optional). The instructor’s textbook is NOT allowed.

Syllabus: 

Paulette P. Parlock, Intermediate Spanish 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Students continue a functional review of language structure and build vocabulary. Emphasis is on conversational, reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: SPAN 0211.

Required Texts:

-Suena español sin barreras – Third edition 2015
-Spanish/English dictionary (Required)
-501 Spanish Verbs (optional). The instructor’s textbook is NOT allowed.

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