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The French-speaking world represents one of the biggest linguistic zones in the world with an estimated 274 million French-speakers on all 5 continents. In pursuing your study of the language, you are joining a rich, vibrant and diverse community of close to 49 million learners worldwide. This course will be perfect for you if you already have a solid knowledge of French (equivalent to four terms/semesters of studying at university level) and will enable you to not only improve your written and aural comprehension but also to communicate ideas in short essays and discussions. Vocabulary and grammatical structures are presented in the context of culturally relevant issues and your learning will be enhanced with online components designed to make language acquisition faster and more efficient. New technologies are an integral part of the course and you will have the opportunity to experience new approaches to learning a foreign language.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 2



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

rerequisite: ARTS2481 or language placement approval

Course Outline

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Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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