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FREN 316 - French for Business

(3 units) CO11
Basic linguistic, practical and cultural skills for functioning in the French business world. Social, economic and cultural environment of business in France. Taught in French.

Prerequisite(s): FREN 305;  FREN 309.  

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate command of business French vocabulary.
2. explain the main macro-economic and social issues facing France today as one of the world’s major economies, and compare and contrast similarities and differences between France and the U.S. in these areas.
3. describe some of the main cultural issues that distinguish French and American interactions and business practices.
4. discuss and evaluate articles for their impact on the economy of France in French newspapers and from the French business press.
5. produce a detailed analysis of an article of their choice, including a presentation of new vocabulary/expressions and a discussion of the relevance of the article to course concepts.


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