FRENCH 274 - French and Francophone Societies and Culture
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Medical I
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: French (FRENCH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
FRENCH 235 or RCLANG 320 (completed with a minimum grade of C- or better).
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/5/22 - 4/19/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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This course's objective is to prepare students who will be working in medical-related fields to interact with the French-speaking population. Students will develop linguistic and cultural proficiency to enable them to communicate effectively in French, in situations relating to the medical professions.

Medical French will focus on cultural differences between France and the US, such as Health Care, medical and paramedical professions, medication and treatment, nutrition, and doctor-patient relationships. We will also talk about France's response to the Covid-19 outbreak and explore how the governmental decisions have affected the functioning of the healthcare system in place.

Course Requirements:

Assignments: readings and videos; vocabulary, grammar; speaking evaluations (mid-semester presentation, end of semester speaking); writings and discussions; cultural activities.

Class Format:

This course will be taught in person, except for the first week of class if the mask mandate is still in place. Some speaking assessments might be done on zoom as well, to allow for better communication without masks.


FRENCH 274 - French and Francophone Societies and Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22

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