French Society through the News

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Society through the News

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French Culture

  • Language Level

    Intermediate, High Intermediate

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    1 / Overall Objectives of the course:
    Discover different aspects of French society with reports from the
    French TV news
    2 / Teacher Instructional Procedures
    This course is based mainly on the oral (comprehension and expression)
    At first listen the students several times reporting to work
    listening skills in order to understand the story but also the various
    French accents interviewed.
    Second, we will deepen the aspect of society studied using documents
    Then, late in the session, students will exchange verbal aspect of society on the treaty.
    Theme session
    1. The languages
    2. Sport
    3. Housing
    4. Occupations
    5. Progress / Technology + 1st table duty
    6. Luxury / Money
    7. The photo
    8. Love / Meetings
    9. Food + 2nd table duty
    10. The modes
    11. The Art
    12. The Law: Evaluation of Oral Understanding
    13. Animals
    14. The know-how
    15. Ecology

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.