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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN LANGUAGESIntroduction to French Language and Culture ICourrier électronique: ________________________________________________________All tests are cumulative, i.e. they cover all material discussed to date.Students are responsible for all announcements and assignments made in class, even if not listed on the syllabus. Students must find out if any announcements or assignments were made in class during their absences.Assignments may not be made up. There are no make-up tests.JanvierFREN 1001 Date : _______________________Things that I need to reviewFRENCH 1001: INTRODUCTION TO FRENCHLANGUAGE AND CULTURE IStudents are responsible for downloading syllabi at the beginning of each semester.Program Description: The General Education Program at KSU offers a commonacademic experience for all its students. In a series of interrelated courses in theliberal arts and sciences, it provides the opportunity for them to acquire theintellectual skills and knowledge characteristic of educated persons. Thus, it lays thefoundation for success in their academic, professional, and personal lives. Whereasthe major program contributes to a college education depth in a designatedspecialization, the General Education Program provides breadth by introducing andconnecting a variety of disciplines.Program Goals: The General Education Program at KSU has five goals. During thecourse of the program, students should achieve the following: develop productive habits of mind develop effective communication skills expand knowledge and understanding expand creative capabilities exhibit understanding of the impact of ethical and aesthetic valuesDEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN Spring 2005 FRENCH 1001 Section __02Monday/Wednesday 11:00 – 12:15Location: Wilson Bldg # 114Introduction to French Language and Culture IInstructor: Edouard KAMDEM Ph.D. Office hours: MW12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Office: Pilcher Bldg # 137 Office Phone: 770 423 6449 E-mail: [email protected] texts: Amon, Evelyne, Judith A. Muyskens and Alice C. Omaggio Hadley. Vis-à-vis. 3rd edition.New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000. (Vis-à-vis's Web site: Branon, Monique, Myrna Bell Rochester and Patricia Westphal. Workbook/ LaboratoryManual to Accompany Vis-à-vis. On-line edition (Quia).Recommended:CD.ROM to accompany Vis-à-vis.Contacts:Étudiant No 1: Nom Tél. _________________________ Courrier électronique: ________________________________________________________Étudiant No 2: Nom Tél. _________________________ Courrier électronique: ________________________________________________________2CATALOG DESCRIPTIONIntroduction to French Language and Culture I. 3-0-3. Prerequisite: ENGL 0099 and READ 0099.Introduction to French language and culture, stressing progressive acquisition of effective communicationskills in both the written and spoken language and an understanding of the practices and products ofFrench and Francophone cultures. Not open to native speakers of French.COURSE GOALSIn this course, students develop effective communication skills in French appropriate to this stage oflanguage study and expand their knowledge of language and culture.GENERAL EXPECTATIONS Students are expected to attend all classes and are expected to arrive on time and to remain inclass for the entire seventy-five minutes. There are no "excused" absences; for each absence inexcess of two, two points will be deducted from the student's final grade average. In other words, astudent may miss two class meetings without penalty. If a student is habitually late, the instructorreserves the right to determine if a tardy constitutes an absence.  Classes will start on time. If for some reason you find it necessary to arrive late, you will beresponsible for all information, including announcements or changes to the syllabus, etc., madeduring your absence. If you are absent for the entire class period, you are also responsible for allassignments and other announcements made during the class meeting. You are, therefore, stronglyadvised to ask another student for his/her email address and telephone number. Class time will be used to develop all four basic skills (listening comprehension, speaking, readingcomprehension, and writing) and culture. However, a special emphasis will be put on speaking. Youare expected to study and practice at home as part of your daily preparation. Tutors are alsoavailable in the Foreign Language Resource Center (Pilcher Bldg 134) at no charge to the student. All assignments, whether written or oral, are to be finished by the time class begins. No latehomework will be accepted. Emergencies will be handled on an individual basis. Failure to take the final exam at the time, date and place scheduled will result in a final grade of "F."Exceptions to this policy must be requested in writing by the student, endorsed in writing by theinstructor, and approved, in writing, by Department Chair. Requests must be submitted two weeksprior to the end of the current semester. No make-up tests or assignments will be given. A gradeof "0" will be assigned for all work not turned in or any tests not taken. Emergencies will behandled on an individual basis. Turn OFF all cell phones, beepers, pagers and any other potentially disruptive noise makers whenyou arrive in class.GENERAL POLICIES Academic honesty. Every KSU student is responsible for upholding the provisions of the StudentCode of Conduct, as published in the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs. Section II of theStudent Code of Conduct addresses the University's policy on academic honesty, includingprovisions regarding plagiarism and cheating, unauthorized access to University materials,misrepresentation/ falsification of University records or academic work, malicious removal,retention, or destruction of library materials, malicious/intentional misuse of computer facilitiesand/or services, and misuse of student identification cards. Incidents of alleged academic3misconduct will be handled through the established procedures of the University

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