FR 202 Second Year French

FR 202 IS Sec 2, University of Mississippi
[See UM Catalog for Description]

3 credit hours

Instructor Information:

Marta Chevalier

Instructor name:
Marta Chevalier, Lecturer of French, M.A.

Instructor Information:

Marta Chevalier is a lecturer of French at the University of Mississippi. Marta has been teaching for the Modern Language Department since 2003. Over the years, she has taught Elementary French I, Elementary French II, Second Year French I, Intermediate French I, Second Year French II, Accelerated Elementary French, Intensive Elementary French, and Intensive Intermediate French.

Marta is the Faculty Advisor for the University of Mississippi French Club. She is also the Faculty Adviser for Eclaircir: A la DÈcouverte du Bouquin Book Club.

Contact Information:

If you have questions concerning the content of the course, you may contact the instructor directly using the Email Your Instructor link in the Lessons or Content page. NOTE: Whenever sending email, please be sure to indicate your course title and number in the subject line. You can expect a response within 72 hours, although it may be longer on weekends. Many instructors reply within 24 hours.

For lesson or test administration issues, please contact the iStudy department:

The University of Mississippi
Division of Outreach and Continuing Education
P. O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677

Phone: (662) 915-7313, toll-free (877) 915-7313
Fax: (662) 915-8826

Course Description

French 202 is the last Intermediate French Language class designed for students who have had the equivalent of three semesters of French instruction. During this 12-lesson Independent Study course, students will perfecti their written and oral skills, enabling them to effectively communicate in French.

A variety of cultural issues, grammar points, contextual vocabulary, and readings will be examined and considered. Each lesson includes an assignment based on the activities of the textbook to be followed by an eventual midterm exam and an eventual final exam. Additionally, most lessons require a recording activity, as well.

Textbook Information:

Textbook information will be provided upon enrollment in your iStudy course.

Course Objectives:

Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  1. Emphasizing communication developed through authentic language samples and tasks.
  2. Encouraging cultural comparisons.
  3. Presenting a broad cross section of French-speaking communities.
  4. Fostering connections by guiding students through a variety of disciplines, including history, geography, art, and literature.
  5. Promoting skill development within a distinctive cultural framework.

Course Outline:

This course consists of 9 instructional modules.


Reading Assignments

Due for Grades

Start Here

*You MUST complete the syllabus quiz as soon as you have access to your Blackboard course. This is mandatory to verify your attendance.*NOTE: you must pass the Syllabus and Orientation Quiz for the course materials to appear on the Lessons page.

Syllabus Quiz



Discussion board

Unité 13: L’avenir et les métiers

  1. Leçon 13A
  2. Leçon 13B
  3. Savoir-faire

Vista Higher Learning assignments

Unité 14:  L’espace vert

  1. Leçon 14A
  2. Leçon 14B
  3. Savoir-faire

Vista Higher Learning assignments

Midterm Exam

Proctored exam in Blackboard covering Unité 13 and Unité 14

To be scheduled
and completed
before proceeding


If you are a semester student, you must reach the midpoint of your course by the date specified in your information.
If you are a Flex UM student, you CANNOT WITHDRAW from this course after the lesson has been submitted.

All lesson assignments or exams needed to reach the midpoint of the course

Unité 15: Les Arts

  1. Leçon 15A
  2. Leçon 15B
  3. Savoir-faire

NOTE: after the midterm, there is only one unit (unite 15) but it has more exercises, and exercises that require more composition. We will go deeper into the material and oral production, so be sure to plan your time accordingly.

Vista Higher Learning assignments

Final Exam

Comprehensive exam in Blackboard from all units  (ensure all work is completed and graded prior to scheduling this exam)

To be scheduled
and completed
to finalize credit


90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
Below 60 = F

The grading format is as follows:
Vista Assignments 50%
Midterm 25%
Final 25%


You must submit the lessons required to take the course exam(s). Lessons required but not submitted will receive a grade of zero. For the final exam, all coursework must be submitted and graded.