Introduction to French I & II are entry-level courses that introduce students to the basic elements of grammar and vocabulary that will enable them to have conversations, read, and write with accuracy. Most material is organized around different themes of everyday life. Speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills are developed through class activities. Students will also be exposed to French culture and literature. Readings will include cultural material from the textbook, simple literature excerpts from an elementary French reader, poems, and French magazines.