Tufts in Annecy
2018 Course Listing
Each CILFA course that is taken
through Tufts in Annecy is the equivalent of one Tufts course
(usually 3 or 4 semester hours of credit at other universities). All
CILFA teachers have graduated from French universities and are
qualified teachers of French as a Foreign Language. French language
instruction is offered to students at all levels, beginner through
advanced. However, Tufts credit is awarded only to students enrolled
in levels equivalent to French 1 through 4 at Tufts University.
Level is determined by placement test, regardless of the number of
years of previous language study.
French 1: Elementary French I
This course is best suited for students with one semester of college
French or previous French study who wish to achieve an active
command of the language. This course teaches the fundamentals of
reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking. Listening
comprehension and oral ability are stressed daily.
French 2: Elementary French II
This course should be considered the second half of a first year
college level cours pratique. This course advances the study of
basic grammar, fosters the development of vocabulary, and broadens
the range of situations in which the student can understand and
French 3: Intermediate French I
This course reviews and continues the presentation of French grammar
with attention to all four skills: reading, writing, listening, and
speaking. The course goal is to develop fluency and functional use
French 4: Intermediate French II
This course continues grammar review with emphasis on fluency and
accuracy of expression. Prose is read for development of vocabulary,
with attention to tone and style. Classroom discussions and written
compositions are frequent.