Week 3: September 8 - 11
French I - Fall 2015
La Troisième Semaine
This week students will finish Unit 2: Le Jour et La Date. Using the vocabulary they learned last week, students will begin writing full dates this week. They will also learn how to express likes and dislikes, and will be exposed to some history and culture of Paris. Assignments due this Friday, September 11 include:
1. Le Jour et La Date, Speaking 2A
2. Le Jour et La Date, Discussion 2B
3. Le Jour et La Date, Writing 2C
4. Le Jour et La Date, Section 2 Quiz
5. Le Jour et La Date, Writing 3A
6. Le Jour et La Date, Speaking 3B
7. Le Jour et La Date, Discussion 3C
8. Le Jour et La Date, Section 3 Quiz9. Le Jour et La Date, Unit Exam
Students in year-long courses will continue their work in Unit 1: Bonjour. This week they will study greetings and introductory expressions in the third person. Assignments due this Friday, September 11 include:
1. Bonjour, Section 2 Quiz
2. Bonjour, TPR Quiz 3ª
3.Bonjour, Speaking 3B
4.Bonjour, Speaking 3C
5. Bonjour, Writing 3D
6. Bonjour, Section 3 Quiz
For early calendar students, this is Week 5. This week students will finish Unit 3: Le Temps and begin Unit 4: L'Heure. In Unit 3 students learned how to conjugate regular -ER verbs, and they will build on that knowledge in Unit 4, learning both regular -IR and -RE verbs. Assignments due this Friday, September 11 include:
1. Le Temps, Writing 3A
2. Le Temps, Discussion 3B
3. Le Temps, Speaking 3C
4. Le Temps, Section 3 Quiz
5. Le Temps, Unit Exam
6. L'Heure, Discussion 1B
7. L'Heure, TPR Quiz 1C8. L'Heure, Writing 1D
The company who provides our textbook, Aventa Learning, is currently experiencing issues with their servers. As such, the links to the textbook in our courses are not functioning. Students should use the following links to access the online textbook until this issue has been resolved:
Unit 1 Bonjour:
Unit 2: Le Jour et La Date
Unit 3 - Le Temps
Unit 4 - L'Heure
Pronouns used to replace nouns that perform the action of a sentence.
Le Jour et La Date
The day and the month are reversed in French! The format for giving the date is le # of day month.
To negate a sentence, insert "ne...pas" (not) around the verb!
* Monday, 9/7 @ 8pm w/ Mme Melissa Harrelson (Unit 2)
* Tuesday, 9/8 @ 12pm w/ Mary Hansbrough (Unit 2)
* Wednesday, 9/9 @ 2:30pm w/ Mme Claire Driscoll (Unit 2)
* Wednesday, 9/9 @ 8pm w/ Mme Jean McDaniel (Unit 2)
* Thursday, 9/10 @ 2pm w/ Mme Megan Townsend (Unit 2)
* Thursday, 9/10 @ 4pm w/ Mme Erin Tyson (Unit 2)
* Thursday, 9/10 @ 8pm w/ Mme Karen Miller (Unit 3 - EC Schedule)
Year-long courses have been given their own live classroom. The year-long live class schedule for this week is:
* Wednesday, 9/9 @ 4pm w/ Mme Laura Summers (Unit 1)
* Thursday, 9/10 @ 9am w/ Mme Ashley Padgett (Unit 1)
* Thursday, 9/10 @ 6pm w/ Mme Maria Yandell (Unit 1)
While the course calendars for early calendar students will not match those of traditional block students, year-long and early calendar students are still welcome at any session (and vise versa with traditional block students!) In addition to selecting a session by the schedule, note the material that will be presented to ensure that you are selecting the session that will be most beneficial to you!
To access the live classroom, students should click the link in Blackboard titled "Live Classroom French 1." It is suggested that for the first time they arrive approximately 15 minutes early to ensure that they are able to enter the chat room and check the functionality of all tools. Students should log in with both their first and last names, or if attending by teleconference, they should identify themselves to the instructor upon entry.
#2 - The teleconference feature should student encounter technical difficulty when entering the room (loss of internet connectivity or other technical issue). Students should identify themselves upon entry and then mute their phones.
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