Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   French II: D

 Title Abbreviation:   FRENCH II: D

 Department:    FRCH&

 Course #:    122

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    160101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A continuation of French 121: the vocabulary and grammatical structures are more complicated, and the student begins to master other verb tenses and more complex sentence structures. Oral comprehension and speaking skills are emphasized through daily practice, as well as the reading and writing exercises.


Prerequisite: FRCH& 121 with a "C" or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Humanities  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU 101
U of W 102
WSU 152
WWU 102

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of the French sound system/pronunciation, and demonstrate reading skills within the confines of second-quarter vocabulary.
  2. Sustain simple conversation within vocabulary limitations, and show understanding of the material presented orally by responding appropriately.
  3. Translate the verbal sound of a dictation into correctly spelled French words.
  4. Increasingly demonstrate an understanding of some of the cultural differences among French speakers in different regions of France and/or French-speaking countries of the world, as well as some of the ways that we can expect to enrich our own culture by recognizing creative and phliosophical contributions of French-speaking people.
  5. Increasingly include the historical, social, and political influences on the cultural questions that s/he studies while acquiring language structures.
  6. Increasingly demonstrate a significant understanding of cultural traits of France and French-speaking countries in the world.
  7. Increasingly demonstrate that s/he has learned language structures and behaviors that are appropriate in social situations with native speakers as exercises in class, oral interviews, skits, aw well as monologues and dialogues.
  8. Increasingly develop empathetic respect for multiple races, social classes, and varied backgrounds of people from cultures different from his/her own.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.


Definition: Interact with humans and the environment informed by an understanding of equity.

Course Contents

  1. Vocabulary: continued building of basic vocabulary.
  2. Grammar: other irregular verbs in the present tense, the passe compose, the imperfect tense, commands and object pronouns.
  3. Culture: more family life, French gastronomy, activities, North Africans in France.