French 101: Advanced Expository Writing: Techniques of Argumentation

Lecture, three hours. This course is designed to develop students’ written skills in order to express themselves and argue a position in a clear and elegant style, and to develop their knowledge of the Francophone UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. As students progress with their French written skills, they will explore the diversity of the Francophone Intangible Cultural Heritage and its importance to reach a sustainable future. They will write explanatory as well as argumentative essays on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage. Additionally, we will review specific grammar structures to help students refine their writing. Taught in French.