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FREN 122 Intermediate French I

Refinement of reading, writing and speaking skills through the study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents of the French-speaking world. This course is aligned with level B1 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: One of FREN 12, FREN 112.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FREN 122 101Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri9:0010:00

Refinement of reading, writing and speaking skills through the study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents of the French-speaking world. Full description: https://fhis.ubc.ca/course-description/fren122/

FREN 122 102Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 103Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 104Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 105Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 106Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 107Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

Course website:

The website for this course is available through Canvas.

FREN 122 109Lecture1 Tue Thu14:0015:30

Contemporary French Language and Literature I

Refinement of writing and reading, speaking and listening skills through diverse activities:

an interactive approach to the review of French grammar, stressing communicative competence;

an emphasis on ones opinion on different topics (work and studies, leisure activities, travel and news);

a study of contemporary literature and other authentic documents (newspapers, blogs, music, etc.) of the French-Speaking world;

an introduction to essay-writing in French.

The FREN 122 syllabus follows the Common European Framework of Reference guideline for B1.1 level.

Three hours a week will be devoted to providing students with tools for dealing with situations that they are likely to encounter in a French speaking region. Students will be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar subjects in work, school and leisure activities; to produce a simple and cohesive text on familiar subjects or subjects of personal interest and to narrate an event or an experience.

Lectures and class discussions are all conducted in French. If you are unsure whether this is the appropriate level of French course for you, click here

FREN 122 W00Waiting List1

FREN 122 W00 is a general waitlist for all FREN 122 sections in Term 1. Registering for this waitlist (W00) 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 (W00 -> 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 122 W01Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri9:0010:00

FREN 122 W01 is a waitlist for FREN 122 101. Registering for this waitlist (W01) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (101), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W01 -> 101); 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 122 W02Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

FREN 122 W02 is a waitlist for FREN 122 102. Registering for this waitlist (W02) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (102), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W02 -> 102); 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 122 W03Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri10:0011:00

FREN 122 W03 is a waitlist for FREN 122 103. Registering for this waitlist (W03) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (103), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W03 -> 103); 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 122 W04Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

FREN 122 W04 is a waitlist for FREN 122 104. Registering for this waitlist (W04) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (104), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W04 -> 104); 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 122 W05Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

FREN 122 W05 is a waitlist for FREN 122 105. Registering for this waitlist (W05) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (101), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W05 -> 105); 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 122 W06Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

FREN 122 W06 is a waitlist for FREN 122 106. Registering for this waitlist (W06) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (106), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W06 -> 106); 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 122 W07Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri14:0015:00

FREN 122 W07 is a waitlist for FREN 122 107. Registering for this waitlist (W07) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (107), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W07 -> 107); 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 122 W09Waiting List1 Tue Thu14:0015:30

FREN 122 W09 is a waitlist for FREN 122 109. Registering for this waitlist (W09) serves two purposes: 1) If space opens up in the corresponding section (109), you will be notified and/or placed automatically in that section (W09 -> 109); 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.