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Fall 2014 French BC3054 section 001

Call Number 05076
Day & Time
TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
To be announced
Points 3
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Anne Boyman
Course Description Prerequisites: Prerequisites: Satisfaction of French language requirement or permission of the instructor. Using filmic dialogue as a medium, this course seeks to develop skills in "spoken" or "live" translation from French into English. This practice, close to consecutive interpretation (oral translation), will help students to augment and refine their fluency in French. All aspects of language will be involved: grammar, vocabulary, tone, register and context, but in a manner more "immediate" than with the translation of written texts. Six French films will be chosen from a variety of periods and genres from which segments will be isolated for interpretation (oral translation). A preliminary discussion of each film will precede the work in translation.
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Department French @Barnard
Enrollment 23 students as of 11:30PM Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Subject French
Number BC3054
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143FREN3054X001

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