An advanced language course designed to improve significantly students' speaking, comprehension and writing skills through the analysis of contemporary issues and their representation in the francophone news media with an emphasis on journalistic and magazine writing. Topics broaden students' vocabulary, sensitize them to complex language structures and language registers. Oral presentations and debates focus on current events; students write short essays and work on a media-related project.
Prerequisite: CFRE 601
or placement test required (www.ryerson.ca/llc)