French 101: Advanced Expository Writing

This course will teach students to write strong argumentative essays in French while discovering the French and Francophone intangible cultural heritage. We will carefully read and study texts that will help you develop both your writing skills and your ideas. You will learn how to write a well-structured introduction in French, how to defend your position while taking into account counter-arguments, and how to effectively conclude your essays. You will develop your vocabulary, and learn how to use French expressions to introduce examples, causes and consequences, comparisons, and concessions.