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Workplace Communication (48 CEU)

Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm.     Degree: Certificate of Proficiency in Written French — Workplace Communication

Program Requirements

The non-credit Certificate of Proficiency in Written French - Workplace Communication is designed to offer an intense training in written French as a Second/Foreign Language, from the mid-intermediate to the advanced level. For each level, the program includes specific language objectives, various forms of writing commonly used in the workplace, and strategies for effective written communication. It is designed for the acquisition of the linguistic, communicative, and pragmatic competency needed in workplace contexts, and comprises a stringent pedagogical follow-up. The program’s three levels are compatible with national and international frameworks of reference for languages, such as the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB), the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Proficiency Guidelines, and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Required Courses

  • CFRN 215 French Grammar at Work (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at a mid-intermediate level wishing to improve their grammatical accuracy in written communication for the workplace at that level. Explores French grammatical rules, thematic vocabulary, and self-correction strategies through a variety of exercises and writing tasks embedded in common work-related situations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director

    • Corequisite: CFRN 216

  • CFRN 216 French Grammar and Writing in Context 1 (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at a mid-intermediate level wishing to improve their overall grammatical skills at that level. Explores the appropriate use of French grammar at the sentence level, thematic vocabulary and self correction strategies through a variety of learning activities embedded in common work related situations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director

    • Corequisite: CFRN 215.

  • CFRN 315 French Grammar and Writing in Context 2 (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at a high-intermediate level wishing to improve their overall grammatical skills at that level. Explores the appropriate use of French grammar at the complex sentence level, thematic vocabulary and self correction strategies through a wide range of learning activities embedded in various work related situations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CFRN 215 and CFRN 216, Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director.

    • Corequisite: CFRN 316.

  • CFRN 316 French Vocabulary for Workplace (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at a high-intermediate level wishing to develop their writing skills at that level. Broadens the scope of written communication through the study of vocabulary and its function in discourse. Identifies the nature and role of words, phrases and idioms through intense practice of vocabulary in workplace contexts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CFRN 215 and CFRN 216, Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director.

    • Corequisite: CFRN 315.

  • CFRN 415 French Writing Techniques for Workplace (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at an advanced level wishing to develop their writing skills at that level. Explores French syntax and various techniques for text organization, coherence, conciseness and clarity through individual and collaborative work on different forms of writing commonly used in the workplace.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CFRN 315 and CFRN 316, Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director.

    • Corequisite: CFRN 416.

  • CFRN 416 French Written Communication Strategies for Workplace (8 CE units)

    Offered by: Language & Intercultural Comm. (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    French (CCE) : Designed for students at an advanced level wishing to develop their writing skills at that level. Explores French syntax and various strategies for style, tone, nuance, purpose and audience through individual and collaborative work on different forms of writing commonly used in the workplace.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CFRN 315 and CFRN 316, Placement Test of Written French (PTWF) or Permission of the Director.

    • Corequisite: CFRN 415.

School of Continuing Studies—2021-2022 (last updated May. 27, 2021) (disclaimer)
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