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FREN 102 Beginners' French II

A continuation of FREN 101. This course is aligned with level A1 objectives of the CEFR.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: FREN 101.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FullFREN 102 201Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri9:0010:00

Continuation of FREN 101. Basic vocabulary, the rudiments of grammar and familiarization with cultures of the French-speaking world. Full description: https://fhis.ubc.ca/course-description/fren102/

FullFREN 102 202Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 203Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 204Lecture2 Mon Fri Wed13:0014:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 205Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 206Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri15:0016:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 207Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 208Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire. French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through: listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar and ~

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imate; and life ?a fran?se. Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FullFREN 102 209Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00
FullFREN 102 210Lecture2 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00
FullFREN 102 901Lecture2 Mon Wed17:0018:30

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.

French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:

listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations

FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.

At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.

Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FREN 102 902Lecture2 Tue18:0021:00

A continuation of the A1 level work begun in FREN 101 and its journey into the French language and around the Francophone world. With an approach that is communicative and collaborative, and inductive and interactive, the course develops understanding and the mobilisation of knowledge as savoir-faire.


French grammatical structures studied include: common verbs in past and future tenses, reflexive verbs, personal and relative pronouns, and comparatives. These will be applied in practice through:


listening: understanding everyday communication about yourself, your family, and your immediate and concrete environment

reading: understanding familiar vocabulary in simple communicative structures; such as advertisements, signs, menus

speaking: asking questions for information or about familiar or everyday topics, and engaging with others in simple conversation

using simple sentences and expressions to describe places, people, objects, and concepts

writing: short descriptions and narratives; making comparisons and discussing cultural differences; giving advice and making plans; and expressing opinions, ideas, emotions, and sensations


FREN 102 involves three hours a week of classroom work, plus (for daytime sections) five one-hour sessions per term of oral and aural practice.


At the end of the course, students will be able to understand simple communication and to communicate simply about familiar and frequently-encountered topics: events and experiences; food and its socio-cultural practices; music and cinema, books and writers, and entertainment and leisure; environment and climate; and life ?a fran?se.


Classes are mostly conducted in French, with some English as needed for explanation. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for youfor example if you have already learned some Frenchand for restrictions on enrollment: please read Beginning and Intermediate French. For more about placement, please see the FHIS department's French Advising pages.

FREN 102 W20Waiting List2

FREN 102 W20 is a general waitlist for all FREN 102 sections in Term 2. Registering for this waitlist (W20) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in any section of this course, you will be notified and/or placed automatically in the open section (W20 -> Any Section); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to sections on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W21Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri9:0010:00

FREN 102 W21 is a waitlist for FREN 102 201. Registering for this waitlist (W21) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (201), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W21 -> 201); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W22Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

FREN 102 W22 is a waitlist for FREN 102 202. Registering for this waitlist (W22) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (202), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W22 -> 202); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W23Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

FREN 102 W23 is a waitlist for FREN 102 203. Registering for this waitlist (W23) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (203), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W23 -> 203); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W24Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

FREN 102 W24 is a waitlist for FREN 102 204. Registering for this waitlist (W24) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (204), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W24 -> 204); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W25Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

FREN 102 W25 is a waitlist for FREN 102 205. Registering for this waitlist (W25) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (205), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W25 -> 205); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W26Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

FREN 102 W26 is a waitlist for FREN 102 206. Registering for this waitlist (W26) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (206), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W26 -> 206); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W27Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

FREN 102 W27 is a waitlist for FREN 102 207. Registering for this waitlist (W27) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (207), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W27 -> 207); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W91Waiting List2 Mon Wed17:0018:30

FREN 102 W91 is a waitlist for FREN 102 901. Registering for this waitlist (W91) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (901), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W91 -> 901); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.

FREN 102 W92Waiting List2 Tue18:0021:00

FREN 102 W92 is a waitlist for FREN 102 902. Registering for this waitlist (W92) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (902), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W92 -> 902); 2) If there is sufficient demand for an additional section of this course to be offered at this time, you will be notified when an additional section is created. Full sections will at times be blocked for registration and waitlisted students will be transferred to the section on a priority basis.