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FREN0105 with Gyula Zsombok14 hours ago

I can't highlight enough how good this course is. Zsombok does an amazing job cultivating an atmosphere of participation that improves your French whether you like it or not. Essentially all classes are structured so that there's an equal amount of lecture and discussion, where students talk in small groups or with the whole class. The entire class is in French. The class meets five times a week, plus one 30-minute phonetic session and one 45-minute attendance to the language tables each week. The amount of time dedicated to the class each week substantially reduced the amount of time I had to dedicate to other courses. There are homework assignments every night, but usually they take between 20-30 minutes. There's one exam each week and one mini project each week that culminates with a presentation toward the end of the semester. Zsombok is passionate, engaging, and enthusiastic about learning French. He encourages learning and makes the process so much fun.

I can't highlight enough how good this course is. Zsombok does an amazing job cultivating an atmosphere of participation that improves your French whether you like it or not. Essentially all classes are structured so that there's an equal amount of lecture and discussion, where students talk in small groups or with the whole class. T …Read more

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkEasy Grading
3hrs / week Some difficulty Extremely high value Would take again
FREN0205 with Therese Banks16 hours ago

I recommend this class, it was fairly simple for me as it was just a bit of an expansion on French 0201. The professor is very accommodating, she is understanding and the coursework is easy if you pay attention in class and use the other resources that she give you to help do the work. Overall it is not a difficult A, you have to work a bit and you'll be fine.

Chill and RelaxedLots of HomeworkFair Grading
5hrs / week Average difficulty Very high value Would take again

Really enjoyed Prof. Crouzieres' section in the fall. She explained the grammar very well and I found that she knew when the textbook was useful vs. when to deviate from the book. Shorter homework assignments every class with weekly/biweekly "tests" that are more like long quizzes

Fast-PacedLots of HomeworkEasy Grading
2hrs / week Low difficulty Extremely high value Would take again
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