SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSophomore Class of Department of European Languages and Cultures - French Major
Course NameIntroduction to Culture of French-Speaking Countries
InstructorMONTONERI BERNARD
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次



Week



課程主題



Topic



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Teaching Activities and Homework



學習投入時間



Student workload expectation



課堂講授



In-class Hours



課程前後



Outside-of-class Hours



1



09/11



General presentation of the teacher and the syllabus.



La francophonie, les pays, vocabulaire. Chanson francophone.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



2



09/18



La Provence



Arles, Aix, Pont du Gard, la peinture et l’architecture.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



3



09/25



Le Canada



Chansons canadiennes. Le Québec. Histoire, culture.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



4



10/02



French wine



Le vin et la Bourgogne. Bordeaux. Le beaujolais



Lecture, discussion



3



3



5



10/09



Marseille



Marseille, le château d’If, le Comte de Monte Cristo. Le MUCEM.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



6



10/16



French Fashion



Paris et la mode. French brands and designers.



Lecture, discussion



 



 



7



10/23



North Africa



Le Maghreb. Les chansons arabes. Le couscous. La culture.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



8



10/30



French Riviera culture



La Côte d’Azur, la musique Jazz, les festivals. Nice. La Louisiane.



Lecture, discussion



3



3



9



11/06



Mid-term



Written exam



 



3



 



10



11/13



Monaco



Monte Carlo, tourism, architecture, le musée océanographique.



Oral exam begins. Lecture, discussion



3



3



11



11/20



Corsica



La Corse, culture, tourism.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



12



11/27



South-West



Carcassonne, le sud-ouest et la frontière espagnole. Les artistes espagnols en France.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



13



12/04



Versailles



Versailles, le 17e siècle. Influence française. Perrault, La Fontaine.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



14



12/11



The Alps



Chamonix, Les Alpes, la Suisse, Genève. Chanteurs suisses.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



15



12/18



Belgium



La Belgique, les dessins animés. Bruxelles. Chanson belge.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



16



12/25



Vietnam



De l’Indochine au Vietman. Marguerite Duras. Le cinéma. L’Amant.



Oral exam. Lecture, discussion



3



3



17



01/01



No class



 



 



 



 



18



Final exam



Written exam



 



 



 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

No teaching assistant for this course.


Requirement/Grading

Students must attend the class. Students who are absent more than 3 times without excuse cannot pass the exams. Mid-term (30%): written exam, questions about week 1 to 8. Final exam (30%): written exam, questions about week 10 to 17. Oral exam (40%): presentation of a city or country.



Criteria might change depending on students attitude and progress.


Textbook & Reference

There is no textbook available; all the hand outs are prepared by the teacher. The teaching material will be uploaded on the teacher’s website.


Urls about Course
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