Oral Production & Pronunciation
This course is designed to improve oral communication and pronunciation of Modern Standard French for advanced-level students. Through a variety of activities, students will improve their phonetic production (focus on vowels, consonants, cadence, nasalization, liaison, elision, intonation, phonetic alphabet) while developing vocabulary and the capacity to express ideas in a myriad of functional settings. Topics may include French culture, current events (from French-language newspapers, magazines, and TV programs), travel, music, and sports.
Required text: to be accessed via the on-line version:
- Savoir Dire: Cours de phonétique et de prononciation (2nd Edition Enhanced). ISBN13: 978-1-305-65259-0. United States: CENGAGE Learning, 2017.
- 2:00pm-3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jun 22, 2020 to Aug 7, 2020)