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French 3

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For registration assistance: 608-262-2451
Register by mail: printable registration form

Summary

You will have the opportunity to review and practice your French while learning about French and Francophone cultures. Using authentic cultural material, we will work on building vocabulary, listening and writing skills, reviewing grammar and improving conversational abilities.

Prerequisite: French 2.

Course format

Instructional videos and interactive online materials in the Canvas course platform introduce new grammar and vocabulary and teach pronunciation, listening and reading skills. Participants should budget 3-4 hours a week to work through the online asynchronous materials in preparation for the live online conversation groups. For the first sessions, you will meet with your instructor in small groups of 3-6 students for 30-minutes, then move to one-hour sessions with 6-12 students. Groups will vary weekly, so participants should be available for the entire one-hour time slot. Online course materials are available one week before the first live conversation class and remain accessible for one month after the course ends.

Want to know more about learning a language online? Read Dr. Julie Dahl's blog post about our online course format.

The recommended (but not required) textbook is sold by many online vendors. Make sure to look for ISBN number 9782011558121.  It is generally available on Amazon and at MEP Education.

Sessions available for spring 2023 (See Upcoming Dates for Detail):

Tuesdays, Jan. 31–April 25, 5:30–6:30 p.m. CT (No virtual conversation session on March 14).

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Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 35
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units 3.5

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Christopher Moore at christopher.moore@wisc.edu or 608-262-7389

Registration Questions?

Email registrations@pyle.wisc.edu or call 608-262-2451.

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Meet your instructor

Agnès Anne-Marie Valley

(BA, Université d'Aix-Marseille and BS, UW-Madison) was born in Marseille where she studied geography before moving to the US to study education and become a French instructor. She has extensive experience teaching French and French culture at all levels and age groups from high school students to adults.