French for Reading & Translation
Fall Semester 2010
Time: TH 1:30-2:45
Instructor: Dr. Dudley M. Marchi
Office: 319 Withers Hall
Phone: 515-9283 / Homepage
Office Hours: MW 10-12 & 1-3 / TH 10-12
- Sandberg and Tatham, French
[Prentice Hall, 1968 - ISBN 0-13-331603 - 3]
- Reading French -
Supplementary Materials [Provided by Instructor]
- File folder for handouts
Pocket Oxford Hachette French Dictionary
Le Nouveau Bescherelle: L'art de Conjuger 12,000 verbes (Hatier)
Grammar for Students of French (Olivia & Hill Press)
French Grammar (Dover Books)
- This course trains students
in the reading proficiency of French. Students cover the grammatical
in the course textbook, read and translate excerpts from scholarly publications,
take practice exams, and take an end of the semester certification exam.
student will locate an article in his or her general field of study and submit
to instructor in electronic format in early October.
We will work on translating portions of these articles later in the semester. Please
review the Graduate
Certification information as necessary.
- Resource for Locating Scholarly
Journal Archive & Research Librarian - Ms.
- Class time will be spent
(1) taking a short quiz on the given material, (2) doing reinforcement
(3) clarifying the grammatical material, (4) translating reading passages.
Assignments are to be prepared before coming to class for the given day.
We will use the supplementary materials in class.
are generally a wide range of student abilities in this
- Graduate students should
register for the course as "audit" or "credit only." Attendance
Absences in excess of two is inadvisable. The key to success is consistency.
Keep up with the assignments and attend class. If you do need to miss
class, please notify me via email before the class period. At the end
of the course students will take the certification exam. Graduate certification
on passing the exam, not taking the course.
course; my responsibility is to accommodate all of them.
mater studorum est . . .
are expected to work within the letter and spirit of the NC State
Code of Student Conduct. Please read the following carefully
by the end of the first week of classes: Code
of Student Conduct. For an academic integrity violation:
there will be a zero for the assignment, final grade will be reduced
by one letter grade, and a report will be filed with the Office
of Student Conduct. For a second violation: the student will automatically
fail the course, and a second report will be filed with the Office
of Student Conduct.
Policy: Reasonable accommodations will be made for
students with verifiable disabilities. Please register as
necessary with the Office of Disability Services for Students at
1900 Student Health Center, Campus Box 7509, 515-7653. For
details, please see: Office
of Disability Services for Students. If you already
have an accommodation letter from DSS, please schedule an appointment
with me during the first week of classes to discuss your accommodation.
Policy: This course fosters free and open dialogue,
the acceptance and discussion of different opinions, and mutual
respect among class members. Please consult NC
State Policies on Non-Discrimination.