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Bonjour, I am a member of the Foreign Languages Faculty at De Anza College. If you want to know more about me, see my Bio page. In Spring 2014, I will be teaching FR1, starting April 7, from 12:30 to 1:20 PM, meeting everyday in Room L61. Also, I will be teaching FR2 on Saturdays. This class will meet in Room L61 as well, from 9 AM to 1:50 PM starting April 11. The book that we will be using for these classes is "Vis-a-Vis" Fifth Edition by Amon, Muyskens, Omaggio and Hadley and you will need to get the blue Workbook as well, in order to do your homework. Try to have your books with you on the first day of class if possible.. Those books are available at De Anza Book Store, to buy or to rent and also on line at for example. Syllabus, exams reviews, quizzes, extra practices will be sent to you via email, so please, when registering, provide Admissions with a correct, working email address since no copied material, beside chapters exams and final will be provided.


Spring 2014 Office Hour:
Thursday from 11:25 to 12:25 PM - Office F41n and Saturday from 2 to 3 PM in L61.
Some websites that are helpful for pronunciation, grammar and culture

De Anza College Web site:

Contact info:

If you have questions about the above courses you can email me at: If you need a prerequisite for FR2 or FR3, here are the steps that you need to follow: Students wishing to enroll in a World Language at Level 2 or higher, but who have not completed the prerequisite course(s) at De Anza, must go through the prerequisite clearance process in order to have the block on their registration lifted.

Here is a link to general info on De Anza's web site about World Languages Prerequisite Clearance:

And here is a direct link to the World Languages Equivalency Evaluation form that you need to submit:

In addition to the Equivalency Evaluation Form, students must show documentation of having completed the prerequisite. High school or college transcripts will be sufficient documentation. A photocopy or pdf is fine. If you do not have documentation, please refer to the World Languages Equivalency Evaluation form, above.

Please submit the World Languages Equivalency Evaluation Form, as well as any supporting documentation, directly to me via email, as I will not be on campus this week. If necessary, we can meet in person when the spring quarter begins next week.

If it is determined that you have met the prerequisite, I will ask the Assessment Office to clear you to register for French 2, and they will contact you by email when the clearance has been entered.

Thanks for your interest in our French program. Feel free to contact me again if you have other questions email Mrs Karst at:

 Updated Monday, March 31, 2014 at 10:37:53 AM by Chantal Thao -
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