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FREN 3500 Current Events in the French Speaking World: Bienvenue

The class focusses on the reading and discussion of current events in the French-speaking world.


Welcome to the course guide for FREN 3500 "Current Events in the French Speaking World: Conversation and Composition." I am Kathia Ibacache, your Subject Specialist for Romance languages. Please feel free to contact me, at any time, to request a research consultation. You can also e-mail me:

People protesting in France May 2019

La France Insoumise by Touam Provided by Wikipedia Commons.

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  • Evaluating information
  • Newspapers: investigative, opinion, analysis
  • Research question

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  • background sources
  • Keywords
  • Boolean operators
  • Databases - Newspapers

Places to look

  • Online newspapers
  • French grammar sources

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