French Through Films: On connait la chanson and Vers la tendresse (FRE4153.02)

Noƫlle Rouxel-Cubberly

In this course, French films are used as linguistic and cultural textbooks. While honing their language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing), students will focus their critical skills on selected cultural topics (food, clothes, history, gestures, etc.). Students will create film trailers that reflect their understanding of the French linguistic and cultural realities. Films include:

On connait la chanson (Resnais, 1997)
Vers la tendresse (Diop, 2016)

A common website and in-class presentations will allow students to share and discuss their findings. Intermediate Low. Conducted in French.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Hybrid in-person and remote, with faculty remote
Prerequisites:One college year of French and/or permission of the instructor.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 2
Th 1:40PM-5:20PM (2nd seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: All courses , Film and Video , French
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