This course consists of a study of the four basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, including an introduction to French culture. You will develop conversational skills in speaking French, demonstrate reading and writing comprehension of French, and cultural awareness of French traditions/events/significant persons. This semester-long course will include both credit seeking college students and members of the community earning Continuing Education Units. Required textbook Points De Depart, 2nd ed by Scullen, ISBN 9780205843343 is available at the campus Book Inn. A French/English dictionary is recommended.