This course will help students develop the skills necessary to function in simple communicative situations, to acquire knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and to foster an awareness of the various cultural aspects of the Francophone world.
This course is a continuation of French 100. So, you need a basic knowledge in French to take this course. The course objective is to help students develop the skills necessary to function in simple communicative situations, to acquire knowledge of basic grammatical concepts and to foster an awareness of the various cultural aspects of the Francophone world. Specifically, at the end of the course, students should be able to: understand simple conversations formed of sentences in the affirmative, negative and interrogative forms, and distinguish between the three main time frames; participate in communicative exchanges on a variety of daily topics using the structures and vocabulary taught in class; correctly apply fundamental grammar rules in speaking and writing; demonstrate knowledge of the various cultural components discussed in the course.
Thank you for visiting today. You are in good hands. I have been teaching French language and linguistics at the University of Regina (Canada) since 2007. I have been teaching Igbo language and culture online since 2009. I look forward to working with you in your journey to grow your knowledge and linguistic competence in Igbo and French languages. Dr. Chidi Igwe was born in Nigeria and trained in Canada. With an MA in French Linguistics from the University of Regina, and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Dalhousie University, Halifax, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina (Canada), where he’s been teaching since June of 2007.English as second language French as second language Igbo as second language Communications