58:FREN:151 INTRODUCTORY FRENCH I

Prerequisite: Nil.

Students holding a Manitoba Senior 4 French credit or equivalent may not take the course for credit. The course aims to provide knowledge of basic French grammar and vocabulary, and to develop reading, pronunciation, and conversational skills. Students must complete 58:FREN:151 and 152 before proceeding to 58:FREN:153.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisite: 58:FREN:151. Students holding a Manitoba Senior 4 French credit or equivalent may not take this course for credit. This course cannot be used towards a major or minor in French but can be used within the degree.

This is a continuation of Introductory French I. Following this course, students proceed to Intermediate French I and II. Students must complete both 58:FREN:151 and 152 before proceeding to 58:FREN:155.

3 lecture hours per week, one term. 

Prerequisite: 58:FREN:153.

This is a continuation of Practical Language Skills I. Students must complete both 3 cr. hr. courses at each level before proceeding to another level.

The aim of this course is to enable the student to increase his/her ability to read, understand, speak, and write French. A study of French grammar and selected readings are included, as well as conversation and laboratory periods. This course is intended for students who may not have studied French for some time, or who may not have acquired either oral fluency or a good general knowledge of the grammar of French.

3 lecture hours per week, 1 conversation hour per week, one term.

Prerequisite: both of the following: 58:FREN:155,58:FREN:156 with "C" or better grades.

Le cours a pour but de donner à l'étudiant des habitudes de lecture active. À partir d’une variété de textes littéraires, nous ferons donc l’étude du personnage, de I’intrigue, du narrateur, du temps, de l’espace et du thème. L'étudiant pourra ainsi améliorer sa connaissance de la langue par la pratique des structures et l'application des règles de grammaire et d'usage.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisite: 58:FREN:255 with "C" or better grade.

Suite du travail commencé en 58:FREN:255. Travaux de grammaire, de compréhension, de synthèse et de style.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisites: Nil.

This course touches on topics of phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics and writing systems of Native Languages and English with applications to Native bilingual settings and Native language immersion.

Cross-registered with (Native Studies) 68:178.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 58:LING:178 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: Nil.

A course to develop basic skills in reading and writing Cree (using the Roman alphabet). Since the majority of students in this class will be learning Cree as a second language, this is a grammar-based course. This course is a supplemented with Cree language tapes to develop speaking and comprehension skills.

Cross-registered with (Native Studies) 68:155.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 58:NAT:156, 68:156, 68:156.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 58:NAT:155 in the BU Course Transfer Database.


Prerequisites: Nil.

This course is designed for students with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. The emphasis is on achieving correct pronunciation patterns, and on developing reading and writing skills through conversation and comprehension of the spoken language. Laboratory work is an integral part of the course. 3 lecture hours per week, one term Successors: 58:SPAN:152.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 58:SPAN:151 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 58:SPAN:151 with "C" or better grade.

The aim of this course is to enable students to continue increasing their ability to read, write and speak Spanish. A study of more advanced Spanish grammar as well as conversation periods are included.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Successors: 58:SPAN:201.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 58:SPAN:152 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Prerequisites: 58:SPAN:152 with "C" or better grade.

This course is designed for students who have completed 58:SPAN:152 or its equivalent. The aim is to achieve a fairly high degree of fluency in the spoken language, in reading comprehension and in writing skills through the use of audio-lingual methods, and of modern short stories.

3 lecture hours per week, both terms

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 58:SPAN:201 in the BU Course Transfer Database.