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French 400 - Superior French
University of Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV
Paris, France

Subject Area(s) Level(s) Instruction in Credits Contact Hours Prerequisites
French 400 French 10 140 French 300 or equivalent

French 400 places emphasis on mastering techniques that have already been learned.  Students should refine written and spoken skills and be able to communicate in a sophisticated manner.  Students should have a strong command of the language prior to enrolling in this course.

French 400 is divided into two required components - language (cours pratiques) and phonetics. In order to receive credit on their transcripts, students must pass both components of this two-part course.  The language (cours pratiques) component consists of ten hours of classroom instruction per week, while the phonetics component consists of two and a half hours per week of phonetics laboratory.  On average students will receive 12.5 contact hours per week for four weeks.  This class focuses on acquiring a more sophisticated written and spoken style. Emphasis is on perfecting techniques already learned.

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