The Department of French and Italian

Patricia Kyle


LecturerPHD French Linguistics, Indiana University Bloomington

Lecturer, French
Patricia Kyle

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Interests


Language Teaching Methods, Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Languages with Technology, Instructional Design

Biography


Patricia Kyle is Senior Programs Coordinator at the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) and Online Language Course Director at the University of Texas at Austin. She holds the PhD in French Linguistics from Indiana University where she specialized in Applied French Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition and she recently earned the MA in Information and Learning Technologies from the University of Colorado. Patricia has taught French language and linguistics, second language acquisition, and language teaching methodology at the graduate and undergraduate levels and is currently involved in transitioning traditional French curricula to online and hybrid environments. 

Courses


FR F317C • Enhancing French Skills-Fra

82235 • Summer 2017

French 317C | Summer 2017                                                

Course description

Bienvenue! Enhancing French Skills is an advanced intermediate course that continues the development of your communication abilities in French by practicing the four basic skills of speaking, listening, writing and reading.  In this course, you will expand your knowledge of the French language and culture through the daily use of authentic documents, such as songs, cultural readings, interviews, videos, and websites.  This course fulfills the prerequisite requirements for French 320E and 324L.  Prerequisite: French 611C with a grade of at least C (not a C-).

Required materials (go to Canvas for information on how to purchase):

  • Textbook: Roesch et Rolle-Harold. La France au quotidien4th ed. Presses universitaires de Grenoble: 2012
  • Textbook:  Katz.  Contextualized French Grammar. Cengage: 2013
  • Course packet (in-class activity manual) available to print for free from course website, chapter by chapter or to purchase at UTCopy in GSB
  • Course Website: Enhancing French Skills: http://sites.la.utexas.edu/enhancing-french-skills/

 Recommended

Grading

Assignments and evaluations (35% overall)

  • Texas French Grammar assignments
  • Oral assessments
  • Homework assignments
  • Quizzes

 

 

5%


5%


10%

15%

Exams 1-4 (10% each)

 40%

Final Oral Exam

            10%

Final Written Exam

15%

TOTAL

100%

The Lower-Division Grading Scale for French is the following:

97-93   A   
92-90   A-   

  

89-87   B+   
86-83   B   
82-80   B-   

 

79-77   C+   
76-73   C   
72-70   C-   

 

69-67   D+   
66-63   D   
62-60   D-   
Less than 60   F  

  


You must receive a grade of a C or higher (73% or higher) in order to continue on to FR 320E.  A grade of a C- is not sufficient to continue on to FR 320E.

FR 317C • Enhancing French Skills

36535 • Fall 2016
Meets MWF 9:00AM-10:00AM MEZ 1.208

FR317C

Enhancing French Skills is an advanced intermediate course that continues the development of your communication abilities in French by practicing the four basic skills of speaking, listening, writing and reading.  In this course, you will expand your knowledge of the French language and culture through the daily use of authentic documents, such as songs, cultural readings, interviews, videos, and websites.  This course fulfills the prerequisite requirements for French 320E and 324L.  Prerequisite: French 611C with a grade of at least C (not a C-).

 

Required materials (go to Canvas for information on how to purchase):

  • Textbook: Roesch et Rolle-Harold. La France au quotidien. 4th ed. Presses universitaires de Grenoble: 2012
  • Textbook:  Katz.  Contextualized French Grammar. Cengage: 2013
  • Course packet (in-class activity manual) available to print for free from course website, chapter by chapter or to purchase at UTCopy in GSB
  • Course Website : Enhancing French Skills : http://sites.la.utexas.edu/enhancing-french-skills/

  Grading

Assignments and evaluations (35% overall)

  • Tex assignments
  • Oral assessments
  • Homework assignments
  • Quizzes

 

5%

5%

10%

15%

Exams 1-4 (10% each)

 40%

Oral Exam

            10%

Final Exam

15%

TOTAL

100%

 

 

The Lower-Division Grading Scale for French is the following:

 

97-93   A   

92-90   A-   

  

89-87   B+   

86-83   B   

82-80   B-   

 

  79-77   C+   

  76-73   C   

  72-70   C-   

 

  69-67   D+   

  66-63   D   

  62-60   D-   

 Less than 60   F  

 

 

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    University of Texas at Austin
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