French Undergraduate Courses - 2022-2023

Official timetable available on the Office of the Registrar's website.
Previous course outlines are available here.

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1000-Level

French 1001B Unlocking Paris
Offered in English
Professor: Dr. Jacques Lamarche
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 1004 French Fundamentals
Course coordinator: Paul Venesoen
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course
French 1910 University French
Course coordinator: Dr. Geneviève De Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course

2000-level

French 2121B Taking it to the Streets:
    Public Manifestations in the French-Speaking World
Offered in English
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2141A Decolonisation and the Francophone World:
    Past and Present
Offered in English
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2208B French for Healthcare
Online
Professor: Dr. Sherri Clendinning
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2209A French for the Media
Online
Professor: Dr. Sherri Clendinning
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2305A Translation: Comparative Stylistics
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2306B Translation: Themes and Versions
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2605F Reading Literature in French:
    Middle Ages to Romanticism
Professor: Dr. Jean Leclerc
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2606G Reading Literature in French:
    Modernity to Postmodernity
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2805A General Linguistics in French:
    Sound to Patterns
Professor: Dr. François Poiré
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2806B General Linguistics in French:
    From Sound to Meaning
Professor: Dr. Jacques Lamarche
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2905A Language and Reading
Professor: Dr. Laté Lawson-Hellu
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2905B Language and Reading
Professor: Dr. Laté Lawson-Hellu
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2906A Language and Expression
   
"Thinking in French / Penser en français"
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2906B Language and Expression
   
"Thinking in French / Penser en français"
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 2907A Writing Workshop in French
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 credit
French 2907B Writing Workshop in French
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit

3000-level

French 3300 Intensive Translation II
Online
Professor: Ken Fanni
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course
French 3306A Special Topics in Translation:
    Theory and Techniques
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3309B Special Topics in Translation:
    Literature and Film

Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3407A Living Culture
    "La French Touch : plus que de la musique"
Professor: Dr. Jean Leclerc
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3408B Living Culture
   
"(Pour)quoi manger ?
    Penser l'alimentation dans le monde francophone"
Professor: Dr. Rosanne Abdulla
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3541F Culture and Literature in Society:
    Middle Ages in France
   
"Voir les documents pour mieux interpréter:
    la littérature médiévale en bonne et due forme"
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3560F Culture and Literature in Society:
    The French Renaissance
    Topic: TBA
Cross-listed with French 4101F 
Professor: Dr. John Nassichuk
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3581G Culture and Literature in Society:
    France in the 18th Century
   
"Entre relativisme et universalisme - modalités de l’être au monde"
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3601F Culture and Literature in Society:
    20th-Century France

    "Le livre, ses adresses et ses publics"
Cross-listed with French 4103F 
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3610G Aesthetic Forms and Practices
   
"Selfie - portrait et autoportrait dans la littérature du XIXe siècle"
Cross-listed with French 4104G
Professor: Dr. Geneviève De Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3700F Making Sense of Literature:
    Approaches of Literary Reading

    "Lire le texte littéraire"
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3720G Culture and Literature in Society:
    Quebec and French Canada
   
"Folie et Apocalypse dans la littérature québécoise"
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3810A Syntax in French
Professor: Dr. Jacques Lamarche
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3830B Phonetics and Phonology in French
Professor: Dr. François Poiré
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3870A History of the French Language
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3905A Reading Texts
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3905B Reading Texts
Professor: Dr. Keling Wei
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3906A Speaking Texts
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3906B Speaking Texts
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3907A Writing Texts
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3907B Writing Texts
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3908A Intensive Grammar
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3908B Intensive Grammar
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course

4000-level

French 4100F Research Paper
Description Fall
0.5 course
French 4100G Research Paper
Description Winter
0.5 course
French 4101F Esthetic Forms and Practices
    Topic: TBA
Cross-listed with French 3560F
Professor: Dr. John Nassichuk
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4103F Esthetic Forms and Practices
   
"Le livre, ses adresses et ses publics"
Cross-listed with French 3601F
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4104G Esthetic Forms and Practices
    "
Selfie - portrait et autoportrait dans la littérature du XIXe siècle" 
Cross-listed with French 3610G
Professor: Dr. Geneviève De Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 4811F Advanced Syntax in French
Professor: Dr. Ileana Paul
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course

Language

French 1004 French Fundamentals 
Course coordinator: Paul Venesoen
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course
French 1910 University French
Course coordinator: Dr. Geneviève de Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course
French 2905A Language and Reading
Professor: Dr. Laté Lawson-Hellu
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2905B Language and Reading
Professor: Dr. Laté Lawson-Hellu
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 2906A Language and Expression
   
"Thinking in French / Penser en français"
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2906B Language and Expression
   
"Thinking in French / Penser en français"
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 2907A Writing Workshop in French
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2907B Writing Workshop in French
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 credit
French 3870A History of the French Language
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3905A Reading Texts
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3905B Reading Texts
Professor: Dr. Keling Wei
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3906A Speaking Texts
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3906B Speaking Texts
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3907A Writing Texts
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3907B Writing Texts
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3908A Intensive Grammar
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3908B Intensive Grammar
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course

Literature

French 2605F Reading Literature in French:
    Middle Ages to Romanticism
Professor: Dr. Jean Leclerc
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2606G Reading Literature in French:
    Modernity to Postmodernity
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3541F Culture and Literature in Society:
    Middle Ages in France
    "Voir les documents pour mieux interpréter:
    la littérature médiévale en bonne et due forme"
Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3560F Culture and Literature in Society:
    The French Renaissance
    Topic: TBA
Cross-listed zith French 4101F
Professor: Dr. John Nassichuk
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3581G Culture and Literature in Society:
    France in the 18th Century
   
"Entre relativisme et universalisme—modalités de l’être au monde"
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3601F Culture and Literature in Society:
    20th-Century France
   
"Le livre, ses adresses et ses publics"
Cross-listed with French 4103F 
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3610G Aesthetic Forms and Practices
   
"Selfie - portrait et autoportrait dans la littérature du XIXe siècle"
Cross-listed with French 4104G
Professor: Dr. Geneviève De Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3700F Making Sense of Literature:
    Approaches of Literary Reading
   
"Lire le texte littéraire"
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3720G Culture and Literature in Society:
    Quebec and French Canada
   
"Folie et Apocalypse dans la littérature québécoise"
Professor: Dr. Daniel Vaillancourt
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 4100F Research Paper
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4100G Research Paper
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 4101F Esthetic Forms and Practices
    Topic: TBA
Cross-listed with French 3560F
Professor: Dr. John Nassichuk
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4103F Esthetic Forms and Practices
   
"Le livre, ses adresses et ses publics"
Cross-listed with French 3601F
Professor: Dr. Karin Schwerdtner
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4104G Esthetic Forms and Practices
   
"Selfie - portrait et autoportrait dans la littérature du XIXe siècle"
Cross-listed with French 3610G
Professor: Dr. Geneviève De Viveiros
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course

Linguistics

French 2805A General Linguistics in French:
    Sound to Patterns
Professor: Dr. François Poiré
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2806B General Linguistics in French:
    From Sound to Meaning
Professor: Dr. David Heap
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3810A Syntax in French
Professor: Dr. Jacques Lamarche
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3830B Phonetics and Phonology in French
Professor: Dr. François Poiré
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 4100F Research Paper
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 4100G Research Paper
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 4811F Advanced Syntax in French
Professor: Dr. Ileana Paul
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course

Civilization

French 3407A Living Culture
 
"La French Touch : plus que de la musique"
Professor: Dr. Jean Leclerc
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3408B Living Culture
  
"(Pour)quoi manger ?
    Penser l'alimentation dans le monde francophone"
Professor: Dr. Rosanne Abdulla
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course

Translation

French 2305A Translation: Comparative Stylistics
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 2306B Translation: Themes and Versions
Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 3300  Intensive Translation II
Online
Professor: Ken Fanni
Description &
Syllabus
F/W
1.0 course
French 3306A Special Topics in Translation:
    Theory and Techniques
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodard
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course
French 3309B Special Topics in Translation:
    Literature and Film
Professor: Dr. Servanne Woodward
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course

Professional French

French 2208B French for Healthcare
Online
Professor: Dr. Sherri Clendinning
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 2209A French for the Media
Online
Professor: Dr. Sherri Clendinning
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course

Courses offered in English

French 1001B Unlocking Paris
Professor: Dr. Jacques Lamarche
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 2121B Taking it to the Streets:
    Public Manifestations in the French-Speaking World

Professor: Dr. Mario Longtin
Description &
Syllabus
Winter
0.5 course
French 2141A Decolonisation and the Francophone World:
    Past and Present

Professor: Henri Boyi
Description &
Syllabus
Fall
0.5 course


Important

Check the Academic Calendar for course prerequisites / antirequisites, as well as for the official course descriptions. French courses found in the Academic Calendar but not listed on this page are not currently being offered.

The syllabus for each course will be available on the course's webpage on the first day of the term during which the course is offered.

(**Should there be any discrepancies between the departmental website and that of the Registrar's website, the latter is to be taken as true and correct.  All course information, including but not limited to textbooks and marks breakdown may be changed without notice.)