The primary purpose of this course is to develop your ear by watching a series of French films. The films are in French and have English subtitles. A second purpose is to develop both your speaking and writing abilities. Lastly, this course will introduce you to French cinema, le septième art. We will examine the particular characteristics of this style of cinema.
Grade: 25% essays
30% homework and quizzes
25% class participation and presentation
20% final exam
Attendance is required. A student can be dropped after two unexcused absences. Repeated late arrival will count as an absence.