FRE 222 INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II 4 S.H.
This course completes the introductory sequence on “French Today” and consolidates skills attained in FRE 121, FRE 122 and FRE 221 or the equivalent. Advanced reading, writing and speaking skills are developed through study of increasingly sophisticated cultural and literary topics related to the contemporary Francophone world. The focus of this course is on Francophone cultures of North America—most particularly Haiti and Quebec and their cross-cultural exchanges. Grammar is incorporated through individual study and at-home exercises, the reading of texts and viewing of film in French, in-class discussion, and the writing of creative texts. While abroad, students will interact in a variety of situations with native speakers of French, examining their own cultural lenses and coming to a greater understanding of the cultural perspectives of Francophone communities in North America.
Students are required to take the spring course associated with this embedded travel course. All students will automatically be registered for the spring course.
Activity Level: Easy Going
Activity levels are rated to fit into one of four categories: easy going, moderate, challenging and demanding. This program is rated as easy going, which means you should be comfortable with some walking throughout the day. Expect to get on and off of a coach, and be ready to stroll through cities and to stand for a few hours when you’re learning in museums.
Students are required to take the fall pre-departure course associated with this Winter Term course. All students will automatically be registered for the pre-departure course but must register themselves for the Winter Term course during registration for Winter Term.
To cancel your participation in a program, complete the Winter Term Withdrawal questionnaire in your application.
This course will travel over Elon University's Spring Break March 13-23, 2020.
Note: This information is subject to change based on airline changes and cancellations.
- Day with Host Family
- Day trip to Ottawa
- Class/Interactive Workshops
- Guided tour of Old Montréal
- Class/Interactive Workshops on Québécois media
- Class and visit to McCord Museum of Canadian History
- Visit to Radio-Canada TV Studios and filming of news segment
- Walking tour of Latin Quarter and Plateau Mont-Royal
- Visit to Maison d’Haïti
- Visit with author Marie-Célie Agnant
- Breakfast and networking with Québécois students.
- Departure for Québec City
- Québec City walking tour
Note: Itinerary is subject to change due to availability of local facilities and scheduling issues.
Students will be housed in French-speaking homestays while in Montreál, and in a hotel while in Québec City.
Costs for global study vary program to program and are in addition to the tuition for Winter Term (included in fall semester tuition/bill).
Basic cost information is available on the Cost and Credit Chart.
Detailed cost information will be available on the budget sheet. The cost for this program is currently TBD.
Students seeking need-based financial support are encouraged to apply for the GEC Access Scholarship.
For additional information on scholarships or other funding for global engagement, see the Financial Planning for Global Study page or the financial planning section of our FAQs.
If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your program.
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