French Conversation : Advanced | Osher Lifelong Learning Institute | University of Miami

French Conversation : Advanced 

OSH 306 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English
Locations: LFH 105
Instructor: Dr. Nancy Lawther

Course Description

Fall 1 

If you've studied French, but find yourself at a loss for words the instant you land in Paris or Montreal, this is the course for you! We use literary texts, newspaper and magazine articles, and internet videos to build vocabulary and fluency so that students gain the confidence to say what they want, when they want. Taught in French.

Fall 2

Will there be a Frexit? Can the French economy survive? What kind of role will France play on the world stage during the next decade?  How will France deal with growing internal strife? Gain insight into the key issues and the key contenders—some of them evergreen—for the April/May 2017 Presidential election. Taught in French.

Dr. Nancy Lawther taught at Texas A&M University, the University of Georgia and most recently at Barry University. She has a BA in French from Pennsylvania State University, a Masters in French from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in French from Yale University. 

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