COURSES: Fr 1 -- Elementary French I (3 crs. 3 hrs.)A one-semester course for students without previous training in the language, or, as indicated by the Language Placement Examination score. Emphasis on correct pronunciation through intensive oral practice, use of the Language Laboratory and audio- visual materials, acquisition of basic vocabulary and the elements of grammar for conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. Details...NOT OPEN TO NATIVE SPEAKERS.Fr 2 -- Elementary French II (3 crs. 3 hrs.)Further development of language skills, comprehension, speaking, reading and writing.Details...Prerequisite: Fr 1 or acceptable Language Placement Examination scoreFr 3 -- Intermediate French I (3 crs. 3 hrs.)Progressive development of language skills, based on foundations established in elementary French. Grammar review supplemented by readings of modern French literature. Details...Prerequisite: Fr 2 or acceptable Language Placement Examination scoreFr 4 -- Intermediate French II (3 crs. 3 hrs.)Advanced grammar, composition and reading of modern French authors.Details...Prerequisite: Fr 3 or acceptable Language Placement Examination scoreFr 22 -- French Conversation (3 crs. 3 hrs.)Practice in conversational patterns and basic vocabulary leading to fluency in everyday situations. Details...Prerequisite: Fr 1 or acceptable Language Placement Examination scoreFr 57 -- Haitian Culture and Civilization (3 crs. 3 hrs.)Chronological study of major trends and developments in Haitian culture and civilization from Columbus to the present. Political, literary and artistic movements, significant historical and intellectual figures and various areas of Haiti included. Instruction is in English.Fr 81 -- Independent Study (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)Independent study of French is developed individually between student and faculty member and must be approved by the Department.Fr 82 -- (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)This course is of a topical and pilot nature and is designed to meet the immediate needs and interests of various student populations. It is offered for a maximum of two semesters.