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FSL 312H1F
Writing French: the Language of the Media

Instructor:

Y. Portebois

Description:

Using current online newspapers (in French), broaden your understanding of the French language; deepen your grammatical knowledge; expand your vocabulary (including idioms); review key aspects of French syntax; and fine-tune your reading skills in French. Weekly reading and writing workshops are an integral part of this course.

Required texts: a recent French grammar and a bilingual dictionary. Writing and reading exercises will be made available on Quercus.

Assignments and evaluation: 3 tests and compositions (25%+30%+30%); overall assessment: 15% (active class participation, weekly reading reports and weekly oral presentations).

The Department takes into account the quality of students' French as one of the criteria in the evaluation of assignments and examinations. A minimum of 20% of the grade will be allocated to this aspect of written assignments.

Prerequisite: FSL 221Y1 (63%) or, upon first FRE/FSL enrolment, equivalent as determined by the French Placement Test.

Exclusion: FSL 321Y1 and higher

Please note: You will receive no adjustment to your fees in the event that you must withdraw from a course for failing to have the necessary prerequisites or for not following the placement test recommendation. This decision may not be appealed.

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June
Juin
2018

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History of the Department

165 years of French Studies at the University of Toronto (1853-2018)