Modern Languages at UTA
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Aimee Israel-Pelletier

Aimée Israel-Pelletier

Section Head of French
Professor

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Alicia Soueid

Alicia Soueid

Lower Level French Coordinator
Senior Lecturer

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Course Offerings

Listed below are the course numbers and descriptions for courses being offered in Fall 2016 and Summer 2016.

For detailed listings of course sections please see the full course schedule at http://www.UTA.edu/MyMav.

Your course syllabus should be posted on your instructor's Research Profile page which may be found here. 



French Courses • Fall 2016

FREN 1441 • Beginning French I

Section 001 • MWF 8:00-8:50 am
Section 002 • MWF 9:00-9:50 am
Section 003 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am
Section 004 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am
Section 005 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm
Section 006 • MWF 2:00-2:50 pm
Section 022 • MWF 9:00-10:50 am
Section 009 • TTH 11:00-12:20 pm
Section 007 • TTH 5:30-6:50 pm
Section 008 • Online

Multimedia immersion in the culture and language of French-speaking countries. Designed to enable students to understand and communicate effectively in French at the beginning level. No prerequisites.


FREN 1442 • Beginning French II

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am
Section 002 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am
Section 003 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm
Section 022 • MWF 9:00-10:50 am
Section 005 • Online

Continuation of beginning French. Prerequisite: FREN 1441 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 2313 • Intermediate French I

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am
Section 002 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm
Section 022 • MWF 10:00-11:50 am
Section 004 • TTH 5:30-6:50 pm

Continued immersion in the culture and language of French -speaking countries. Application of strategies and technology in mastering listening, speaking, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: FREN 1442 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 2314 • Intermediate French II

Section 001 • MWF 9:00-9:50 am
Section 002 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm
Section 022 • MWF 10:00-11:50 am

Continuation of intermediate French. Prerequisite: FREN 2313 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 3300 • Phonology and Pronunciation

Section 001 • MWF 9:00-9:50 am
Section 002 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm

This course provides a practical introduction to sound patterns in standard, metropolitan French, stressing the acquisition of pronunciation. Students will also be introduced to theoretical aspects of French phonetics and phonology. Not open to native and heritage speakers of French. Prerequisite: FREN 2314 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 3304 • Grammar And Composition

Section 002 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am

Introduction to the analysis of literary texts with emphasis on reading comprehension, grammar, writing skills and compositional techniques. Lab attendance required. Strongly recommended prior to FREN 3311, FREN 3312, and 4000 level courses. Credit will not be granted to native or heritage speakers of French. Prerequisite: FREN 2314 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 3311 • French Literature and Culture I

Section 001 • TTH 11:00-12:20 pm

The main currents of French literature, art, and thought from the Middle Ages through the 18th century in relation to French political and social history. Prerequisite: FREN 2314 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 3318 • Problems of Identity

Section 001 • TTH 09:30-10:50 am

Study of the individual and/or group from the Middle Ages to the present. Topics may include the child, the bourgeoisie, the immigrants, the courtesan. May be repeated for credit when content changes. Prerequisite: FREN 2314 with a grade of C or better.


FREN 3320 • Localization And Translation I

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Introduction to cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of French language texts. Students will explore current technologies used in various real-world translation contexts and how to adapt texts, products, and services to the locale for which they are intended. Prerequisite: FREN 2314 with a grade of B or better.


FREN 3345 • Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translations

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Introduction to computer-assisted translation (CAT), machine translation (MT), translation memory (TM) and terminology management tools in modern translation and localization workflows. Prepares students for real-world careers in the language services industry. For students enrolled in Localization and Translation/Interpreting programs only.


FREN 4334 • Contemporary French Culture

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Social, political, and economic structures in France, with focus on current events relevant to the Francophone world. Prerequisite: Two FREN 3000-level courses or equivalent (FREN 3312 and FREN 3303 are strongly recommended) with a grade of C or better, or consent of the instructor.


FREN 4338 • Selected Topics In French Literature Or Culture

Section 001 • TTH 2:00-3:20 pm • Images & Art in Literature

May be repeated for credit when topic changes.


FREN 4339 • Acquisition of French

Section 001 • TTH 9:30-10:50 am

Theory and practice of language acquisition. Techniques needed to understand and analyze the sounds, vocabulary, and grammar of the French language. Primarily for students seeking teacher certification.


FREN 5318 • 19th and 20th Century Literature and Culture

Section 001 • TTH 5:00-6:50 pm

A study of the main currents of French literature and culture in their social, economic and political context through the representative genres of the period: theatre, the nouvelle, poetry, the novel, the anti-novel, etc.


FREN 5321 • Topics in Genres of the 17th Century

Section 001 • TTH 5:00-6:50 pm • Classism:Moralists/Playwrights

Investigates ideology and practice through literature, the visual arts, music and other cultural "texts." Major topics may include "Versailles: Architecture, Literature, and Politics,"; "Jansenism and its Discontents: Pascal, Racine, de Lafayette," "Libertins: Masks and Counter Masks." May be repeated for credit when topic changes.

French Courses • Summer 2016


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