Offered spring term.
Prerequisite: French 2 with a grade of B or better or French 11 with a grade of B or better. Note: French 9 (formerly French 6) may count toward the minor.
Students take three Dartmouth-accredited courses taught exclusively in French:
- French 3, Intermediate French. Emphasizes the acquisition and refinement of language skills. Taught by French university faculty.
- French 8, Exploring French Culture and Language. Practice in the active use of the language combined with an introduction to major aspects of French society. Students will write papers and participate in discussions based on books, articles, and films emphasizing social and historical concepts. The class will emphasize the local architecture and history of Toulouse in excursions and lectures by our French university faculty. Fulfills the prerequisite to the French Major or Minor.
- French 9 (Formerly French 6), Readings in French Literature. Deals with major figures, themes, or genres of French literature. Taught by the Dartmouth Faculty Director, this course counts toward the French Minor.