French Online Program

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Welcome to the world of French Online where you will begin to learn the beautiful language and culture of the French world. This course is designed to allow you the flexibility of working at times that fit your schedule while also offering the structure needed to learn a language.

Let's take a look at the course:

The French Online program consists of three courses, French 406, 407, and 412K. The French Online program is semi-intensive. It covers in three semesters what a traditional college-level foreign language program covers in four. These are college level courses that carry full credit from The University of Texas at Austin.

French 406 is the first course in the sequence. This course will introduce you to French language and culture where we will teach you the framework you will need to truely learn the language. By the end of this course you will be able to connect with other French speakers via simple conversations. You will also learn about France's rich and diverse culture. In order to negotiate this course successfully, you should expect to spend between 8 and 12 hours a week working through the material and assignments. The course encourages you to connect with your fellow students and practice your developing skills.. Throughout the course, you will receive regular instructor feedback and interact often with your fellow classmates. And all of it is online!

The three semester sequence is designed to be taken consecutively, as each semester builds on the previous. The goal of the sequence is to bring you to an Intermediate-level proficiency range. This course approaches the French language from many angles to ensure that you will have a multitude of ways to engage with the language.

How to Register

University of Texas at Austin Students

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Students from Outside the University of Texas at Austin

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