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FRE ​ ​ 102 Programmeducours,été2015 SyracuseUniversity Instructors ​ : ThomasSteinfeld ElizabethBlowers

FRE102

Programmeducours,été2015

SyracuseUniversity

Instructors:

ThomasSteinfeld

ElizabethBlowers

tjsteinf@syr.edu

emblower@syr.edu

ClassTime:

Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday10:00­12:25MaxwellHall108

OfficeHours:

HBC316C

(315)443­2309

MSteinfeld

Day/Time

MlleBlowers

Day/Time

Pleasereadthisentirecoursedescriptioncarefully. Itcontainsinformationon:

­­laprésenceetlaparticipation(attendanceandparticipation)

­­lesnotes(grades)

­­lesdevoirs,leprojet,etlesrédactions(homework,projectsandcompositions)

­­lescontrôlesetl'examenfinal(examsandfinalexam)

Requiredtextsandmaterials:

Pointsdedépart,Pons,Scullen,&Valdman,2013,3rd customizededition(3­hole­ punched+supplementarymaterialsattheend),forSUonly(2013)(ATTN: Donot

purchasethe2ndcustomizededition)

● Pointsdedépart: StudentActivitiesManual(SAM),2013,customizededitionforSU only.

● AccesscodeforaccesstoMyFrenchLab(witheBookandmoreresources).

NOTE:ThesematerialsareavailableattheSUBookstoreasasinglepackage

(ISBN#:1269959026.)However,ifopened,thepackage—withthecustomized

textbookandSAM,andaccesscodeforMyFrenchLab—isNON­RETURNABLE.

Recommended:EnglishGrammarforStudentsofFrenchbyJacquelineMorton

*BuyorrentthisbookifyoufeelyourgrammarskillsinEnglishneedwork.

IMPORTANTNOTE: Ifyouhavealreadysuccessfullycompleted,orreceivedcredit

fortheequivalentofFRE102,FRE201,FRE202orhigher,youwillnotreceivecredit

forthiscourse(FRE102).Ifyouareuncertainaboutyourplacementatthislevel,seethe

FrenchLanguageCoordinatorinHBC316B.

WELCOMETOFRE102!​​Inthiscourse,youwillintensivelyreviewandrefinetheFrench

youhavepreviouslystudied.TheclassmeetsMondaythroughThursdayfor2hoursand25

minuteseachday.Inclass,youareexpectedtoparticipateinallactivitiesandtoshowyoucan usethematerialstudiedforhomeworkthenightbefore. Youwilldevelopspeaking,listening, reading,andwritingskills,andlearnhowtointerpretandbehaveinFrancophonecultures. However,themajorityofyourclassroomtimewillbespentspeakingandlistening.

TheclassisconductedentirelyinFrench. Bepatientwithyourself;usewhatwestudy inclassandwhatyoulearnfromthebooks,andyou'llmakerapidprogressandquickly gainself­confidence. UseFrenchasoftenaspossible­speakFrenchwithclassmatesor friends; listen to French music and sing along; watch movies and TV in French. Rememberthatlearningalanguageisaprocessthattakestime.Yourinstructoristhere tohelpyoulearnthegrammar,vocabularyandpronunciation­keepinmindthatyouare expectedtomakeerrors.

Duringclass,ifyouhavequestions, asktheminFrench. Ifyoucan't,pleaseaskthe instructorafterclass,gototheirofficehours,ore­mailhim/her.

ATTENDANCEANDPARTICIPATION

Yourdailyattendance,punctuality,andactiveparticipationare required. Inclass,youwill practicespeakingandlistening,andbeabletodemonstratewhatyouknow. Tomakeprogress, youmustbepresent,prepared,engaged,andyoumustactivelyparticipate.Youwillreceivea

dailyparticipationgrade(between0and5)eachdaybasedonthequalityandquantityof

yourin­classparticipation. Pleasereadcarefullythe“CriteriaforDailyParticipationGrade”, postedonBlackboard.Ifyouarenotinclass—forwhateverreason—thisgradewillbeazero. (See“absencepolicy”below).

ABSENCEPOLICY: Studyofaforeignlanguagerequiresfrequentexposuretothelanguage andregularinteractionwithothers. Toallowforillnessorotherunplannedoccurrences,your

lowestparticipationgrade(including0)willbedropped.However,eachadditionalabsence

willseriouslyimpactyourfinal COURSE grade.Note:Ifyouknowyouwillmissmorethan4 classes due to outside obligations (e.g., athletic events, school­related activities, religious observances), donot takethiscourse,becausemissing4ormoreclassesduringthesession couldresultinyournotreceivingcreditforthecourse.Incasesofaprolongedabsencedueto exceptionalcircumstances,itisyourresponsibilitytocontactyourinstructorimmediatelyand submit the proper written documentation to the French LanguageCoordinatorbeforeany accommodationcanbeconsidered.

HOLIDAYS: Allstudentsareexpectedtobeinclassthedaybeforeandtheafteranyholiday, and quizzesorexamsmayoccuronthosedays,soplanalldeparturesandreturnsaccordingly. Ifsomeoneelsemakestravel arrangementsforyou,pleaseinformthemofthispolicy nowtoavoidanyproblems.

LESDEVOIRS(HOMEWORK)

Youareexpectedtodobetween 4­5hoursofhomeworkeachdayafterclass,andturnitin atthenextclass,asindicatedonthesyllabus. Thesewillbeacombinationorwrittenand onlineexercises.Theseareimportantpracticesforthematerialyouwillbelearningand applyingwithyourinstructorandclassmatesinclass.Nolate homeworkisaccepted(except in extraordinary circumstances approved by the Department) and it is crucial that all assignmentsarecompletedbeforecomingtoclass.

Pleasenote:Insomecases,theMFL(online)exerciseswillhelpyoupracticewhathas

beentaughtinclass;inothercases,youareaskedtoattempttheexercises,basedonthe

informationyoureadinthePDtextbook.Inbothcases,yourgradewillnotbeaffected

byalowscoreontheMFLexercisesaslongasyouhavecompletedthementirely

andontime.

MFL:ListeningcomprehensionexercisesareintegratedwithwrittenexercisesintheSAM (onlineStudentActivitiesManual)oftheMFL(MyFrenchLab)website.Whilelisteningto nativespeakerscanbechallengingatfirst,bepatientandlistentoeachpassageseveraltimes. YourfirststepistoregisteratPearson’swww.mylanguagelab.comwebsite(seeinstructions distributedinclass)inordertohaveaccessto MFL. Afterregistering,youwillbeableto enroll in your particularinstructor’scourse.YoucanalsouseMFLtoaccesstheeText versionofyourbook.

Blackboard: It is your responsibility to be aware of all information posted on your instructor’ssite,includingannouncementsandresources.

RÉDACTIONS(COMPOSITIONS)

Several writtenparagraphsandcompositionswillbeassignedduringthesemester,often relatedtotheÉcrivonssectioninthePBS(PaperbackSAM). Makesureyoustudythe modelsgivenandthenusethevocabularyandstructuresofthatchapitreasmuchaspossible. Pleaseturninatypedcopy,double­spaced,witha12­ptfontand1”margins. Besuretoput yournameandaninterestingtitleatthetopofthepage. Verifythatallaccentsareinplace; thereisinformationonBlackboardforhowtoinsertaccentsonaPCorMac.

Reminder:YoumustcompleteALLhomeworkassignmentsyourself,withthehelpofonly thetextbookandSAM. NOelectronictranslatorsarepermitted.Useofanysuchresourceis consideredcheating(see“plagiarism”and“academicintegrity”attheendofthiscourse description)andwillhaveseriousconsequences. Tutorsoracquaintancesmaysupplyan occasionalwordorexplainagrammaticalstructure,andyoumayuseadictionary,butthe workyouturninmustbeentirelyyourown.

PETITESINTERROS(QUIZZES),CAUSERIES(ORALINTERVIEWS)

ANDEXAMENS(EXAMS)

Therewillbea mid­termexamandacumulativefinalexamaswellastwocauseries(oral interviews).Thedatesareonthecoursecalendar.Besureyoucheckit before youmakeany travelplans.Keepinmindthatexamsareonlygivenonthescheduleddateandtime.

Therewillbe oneshortdailyquiz(petitesinterros)onthegrammar,vocabulary,orculture thathasrecentlybeenintroduced,assignedforhomework,orcoveredinclass. Allinterros willtakeplaceatthebeginningofclass.ThereareNOmake­upsgivenformissedinterros.

The causeries will consist of a conversationwithyourinstructor(s)and/orwithafellow studentaboutatopictheinstructorschoose.Topicswillbeannouncedinadvance,andyou maybeaskedtosubmittheconversationinvideooraudioformat.

Themid­termexamwillbeonthefirsttwochapterscoveredinthecourse.Itwillbedonein class.Thefinalexamwillbecomprehensiveandwilltakeplaceonthelastdayofclass. Finalexamscanbegivenonlyatthescheduledtime,sopleasemakeyourtravelplans accordingly. If,foranyreason,youhaveanunavoidableconflict,pleaseseetheFrench

LanguageCoordinator(HBC316B)andyourinstructoratleasttwoweeksbeforethe

examinationdate.

GRADEBREAKDOWN

CourseGrade:Yourgradewillbecalculatedasfollows:

Présence,participation………….20%

Devoirs………………………….10%

Petitesinterros………………… 10% Rédactions………………… … 10% Examendemi­semestre……… 20% Causeries……………………… 10% Examenfinal………………… 20%

Gradeswillbebasedonthefollowingscale:

100­94%=A

79­77 =C+

93­90 =A­

76­74 =C

89­87 =B+

73­70 =C­

86­84 =B

69­60 =D

83­80 =B­

59­0 =F

ACADEMICINTEGRITY:

TheSyracuseUniversityAcademicIntegrityPolicyholdsstudentsaccountableforthe integrityoftheworktheysubmit.StudentsshouldbefamiliarwiththePolicyandknowthat itistheirresponsibilitytolearnaboutinstructorandgeneralacademicexpectationswith regardtopropercitationofsourcesinwrittenwork.Thepolicyalsogovernstheintegrityof worksubmittedinexamsandassignmentsaswellastheveracityofsignaturesonattendance sheetsandotherverificationsofparticipationinclassactivities.Serioussanctionscanresult fromacademicdishonestyofanysort. Formoreinformationandthecompletepolicy,see http://academicintegrity.syr.edu

PLAGIARISM:

Allworkturnedinforthisclassshouldbedonebyyouandyoualone.Whileyoumayreceive

helpfromacquaintanceswithsinglewordsorshortphrases(ofamaximumof3­4words),

copyingfullorpartsofsentences,passages,orcompletetextsfromothersourcesand claimingthemasyourown,orusingelectronictranslatorstoconvertyourworkintoFrenchis

consideredcheating.Anyoneengaginginsuchactivitieswillreceivea0fortheworkin

questionandwillbereportedtotheUniversity’sAcademicIntegrityOfficefordisciplinary action. Asecondoccurrencewillresultinthestudent’sreceivingafailinggradeforthe courseandpotentialdisciplinaryactionbytheuniversity.

DISABILITYSERVICES:

Ifyoubelievethatyouneedaccommodationsforadisability,pleasecontacttheOfficeof

DisabilityServices(ODS),locatedinRoom309of804UniversityAvenue,orcall(315)

443­4498foranappointmenttodiscussyourneedsandtheprocessforrequesting

accommodations.ODSisresponsibleforcoordinatingdisability­relatedaccommodations

andwillissuestudentswithdocumentedDisabilitiesAccommodationAuthorizationLetters,

asappropriate.Sinceaccommodationsmayrequireearlyplanningandgenerallyarenot

providedretroactively,pleasecontactODSassoonaspossible.odssched@syr.edu.

RELIGIOUSOBSERVANCESPOLICY:

SU’sreligiousobservancespolicyisat http://supolicies.syr.edu/emp_ben/religious_observance.htm. Foranyaccommodation,a studentMUSTnotify—beforetheendofthesecondweekofclasses—his/herinstructorof anyreligiousobservancedateduringthesemester. Forfallandspringsemesters,anonline notificationprocessisavailablethroughMySlice/StudentServices/Enrollment/MyReligious Observancesfromthefirstdayofclassuntiltheendofthesecondweekofclass. Speakwith yourinstructoraboutspecificaccommodationsonceyouhavefilledouttheonline notificationform.

Lesplansetlesdevoirs

PD:Pointsdedéparttextbook­prep.thislessonbeforeclass

MFL:online­MyFrenchLabwebsite

PBS:PaperbackSAM­workbookforwrittenexercises

*ASSIGNMENTSAREDUEATTHEBEGINNINGOFTHECLASSLISTED*

lundi6juillet

welcome,introductions,chapitre4et5révision

mardi7juillet

PD6­1

PBS105­107(Chap.6Leç.1)

mercredi8juillet

PD6­1et6­2

PBS107­109(Chap.6Leç.2)

jeudi9juillet

PD6­2

PBS109­11006­31(rédactionàrendre06­31)

lundi13juillet

PD6­3

PBS110­114(arrêteà06­49)

mardi14juillet

PD6­3

PBS114­118

mercredi15juillet

PD7­1

PBS119­122(arrêteà07­13)

jeudi16juillet

Premièrecauserie

PD7­1

PBS122­123(arrêteà07­17)(rédactionàrendre07­17)

lundi20juillet

PD7­2

PBS124­127(Chap.7Leç.2)

mardi21juillet

PD7­2et7­3

PBS128­132(arrêteà07­48)

mercredi22juillet

PD7­3

PBS132­138

jeudi23juillet

Révision

Examendemi­semestre(Chapitres6et7)

lundi27juillet

PD8­1

PBS139­140

mardi28juillet

PD8­1

PBS141­143

mercredi29juillet

PD8­1

PBS144

jeudi30juillet

PD8­2

PBS145­148(rédactionàrendre08­17)

lundi3août

PD8­2

PBS149­150

mardi4août

Deuxièmecauserie

PD8­2et8­3

PBS150­152

mercredi5août

PD8­3

PBS155­157

jeudi6août

PD8­3

PBS153­154(rédactionàrendre08­49)

lundi10août

PD9­1

PBS159­162

mardi11août.

PD9­1

mercredi12août

Révision

jeudi13août

Révision

ExamenFinal(Chapitres6­9.1)

FRE102–Été2015

CalendrierProvisoire

le6juillet

Introduction

Révision:Chapitres4et5

le7juillet

Chapitre6­1

le8juillet

Chapitre6­1et6­2

le9juillet

Chapitre6­2

le13juillet

Chapitre6­3

le14juillet

Chapitre6­3

le15juillet

Chapitre7­1

le16juillet

Chapitre7­1

Premièrecauserie(àl’extérieurducours)

le20juillet

Chapitre7­2

le21juillet

Chapitre7­2et7­3

le22juillet

Chapitre7­3

le23juillet

Révision

Examendemi­semestre(Chapitres6et7)

le27juillet

Chapitre8­1

le28juillet

Chapitre8­1

le29juillet

Chapitre8­1

le30juillet

Chapitre8­2

le3août

Chapitre8­2

le4août

Chapitre8­2and8­3

Deuxièmecauserie(àl’extérieurducours)

le5août

Chapitre8­3

le6août

Chapitre8­3

le10août

le11août

le12août

le13août

Chapitre9­1

Chapitre9­1

Révision

Révision

ExamenFinal