Jun 29, 2022  
Catalog 2021-2022 
  
Catalog 2021-2022
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WLF 245 - French for the Professions


Credits: 3
An intermediate study and practical application of French for professional purposes. While engaging authentic professional texts, both written and aural, students will assimilate and apply the specialized vocabulary, register and communicative strategies necessary to navigate a range of basic professional scenarios across the French-speaking world. Students will demonstrate the following essential professional communicative skills: establish contacts; present one’s organization; sell a product or service; negotiate terms; produce a marketing campaign; undertake professional travel; apply and interview for a position; organize and lead a meeting; and resolve disagreements. Students will discuss the (inter)cultural norms and practices relevant to French-speaking professional settings. This course prepares students for the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s exam for the Diplôme de français professionnel at the A2 level. Course taught in French.
Prerequisites:   or instructor permission.
Note(s): Fulfills foreign language requirement; fulfills language study and global cultural perspectives.
Lab/ Credit Fee
$80 if student chooses to take DFP exam

T. Freiermuth



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