Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

FREN 121   Introduction to French Language & Culture I
Credits1
Restrictions
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

The FREN 121,122 sequence is a highly interactive course that introduces students to the basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading and writing in the French language. The sequence acquaints students with the rich world of Francophone culture through conversations, the discussion of short texts, the French language table and coffee hours, film, and other resources. Online tools help students understand and appreciate the nuances of French grammar, vocabulary, and expression. Language Placement Guidelines