French And Italian | French in the Business World
F317 | 2329 | Ansart

Introduction to the language of business activities in France and to the
structure and functioning of various aspects of contemporary French economic
life.  Awareness of the general cultural context within which business
activities take place in France will also be an important dimension of the
course.  Weekly exercises will include oral activities (class discussions and
debates, role playing, etc...) as well as reading and writing (translation,
letter writing, reading of articles from French newspapers and magazines on
current economic issues, etc...).  Course taught in French.  No previous
knowledge of the world of French business is required.  Useful for students
preparing for the proficiency examinations of the Chambre de Commerce de Paris.
Required text: Claude Le Goff, French for Business.