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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

World Languages (French) - FR 101

Elementary French 1

4 Credit Hours
4 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is intended for students with no previous education in French. You will learn basic vocabulary and grammar patterns and will build competence in all four skill areas: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Through varied activities, emphasis will be placed on oral proficiency and communication. You will also gain an appreciation for the French and Francophone culture.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the meaning of beginning French texts.
  • Write grammatically correct sentences in French.
  • Discriminate among distinctive French sounds.
  • Interpret the meaning of spoken French.
  • Pronounce French words, phrases and sentences correctly.
  • Speak French clearly and accurately with beginning fluency.
  • Integrate beginning French vocabulary into simple sentences, paragraphs and dialog.
  • Apply beginning rules of French grammar, syntax, tense and gender correctly.
  • Communicate effectively in French through reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • Compare beginning aspects of French and English grammar and syntax.
  • Explore some aspects of Francophone culture.
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for further exploration of the French language and Francophone culture.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; WORLD LANGUAGE - FRENCH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 101140401Elementary French 1RMT4Suess A13/24/0Open$12.00M W  12:30 PM-02:24 PM WEBWEB
 101142322Elementary French 1ONL4Suess A10/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; WORLD LANGUAGE - FRENCH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 101110400Elementary French 1RMT4Suess A24/31/0Open$12.00M W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB
 101112354Elementary French 1ONL4Suess A17/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday