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French Composition and Grammar Review

MWF 10:10-11:00am, Dey 303, Prof. Dorothea Heitsch (

MWF 1:25-2:15pm, Dey 301, Prof. Valérie Pruvost (

French 300 is a grammar review and composition course, required of all French majors and minors, and for most study abroad programs in France. The objective of the course is to help you to express your thoughts clearly in essentially correct, and, we hope, reasonably elegant, French prose. A review of structures is an indispensable tool to help you achieve this objective and should also improve your spoken French. In-class activities focus on accuracy, vocabulary development and writing skills. Assignments include grammar exercises, short written texts and several longer compositions, with re-writes. *Taught in French. Counts for FREN minor / major. This course is a requirement for all French majors and minors.

Text: Contrastes, 2nd edition, with workbook.

Prerequisite: French 204; recommended either French 255, French 260, or French 262.

Offered every semester.