Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   French III: D

 Title Abbreviation:   FRENCH III: D

 Department:    FRCH&

 Course #:    123

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    160101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A continuation of French 122: the grammar and vocabulary are more complicated. Oral comprehension and speaking skills are still emphasized through daily oral practice, as well as reading and writing exercises. Pre-requisite: French 122 or equivalent French course.


Prerequisite: FRCH& 122 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 153
U of W 103
WSU 102
WWU 103

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate mastery of the French sound system/pronunciation and read French and be able to interpret it correctly in French without the necessity to translate most of it.
  2. Increasingly demonstrate a significant understanding of cultural traits of France and French-speaking countries of the world.
  3. Increasingly sustain conversation within third-quarter vocabulary limitations and use short appropriate answers showing comprehesion of oral and/or written material.
  4. Increasingly include the historical, social, and political influences on the cultural questions that s/he studies while acquiring language structures.
  5. 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.
  6. 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, as well as monologues and dialogues.
  7. 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 expansion of basic first-year vocabulary.
  2. Grammar: continued practice of present and past tenses, the future tense, the subjunctive and conditional moods, and commands.
  3. Culture: North African culture in France and further studies of French culture.