Business Writing in French (3) Common forms of business communication; writing of reports and abstracts.
FR 407 Business Writing in French (3)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
The objectives of this course are to: practice the basic ideas and vocabulary of business French; to acquire core knowledge about the social and economic organization of France; to improve spoken and written expression in this arena; to draft business letters; to read and understand newspaper articles dealing with economic and business problems; to understand audio and visual messages in French; and to use Francophone resources on the Web. One of several departmental offerings in the area of French Civilization, FR 407 is required for the French Business option and can also be used to fulfill a 400-level requirement for the French-Engineering and Applied French options, as well as for the French minor. The course also fulfills an "IL" requirement by developing an understanding of French economic and business cultures, values, and traditions within the context of both the European Union and global markets. Evaluation methods include several exams; a debate; a mock interview; research on and the analysis of a French or Francophone company; homework; and class participation.The course is offered once a year, usually in the fall semester.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.