FSL363 French for the Workplace Syllabus

University of Toronto, Fall 2016


About This Course

This course is designed to enhance students’ existing knowledge of French by giving them a theoretical as well as a practical foundation in the use of French language in the workplace. Special emphasis will be placed on the appropriate vocabulary used within the context of communication in the workplace. Students will be introduced to the study of professional practices, including meetings, emails, phone calls, etc., as well as correspondence formulae and terminology. Students will also be taught to distinguish between the formal and informal styles of French suitable for diverse situations in the workplace. This course also aims to help students acquire a deeper knowledge of the workplace culture in French-speaking communities.