Foreign Language (FOLG)

FOLG 1411. Beginning Foreign Language I. 4 Hours.

(Prior SH course id: FL 141); First semester language is the first half of an elementary course on spoken and written language designed for beginning students.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better is required to move on to FOLG 1412.

FOLG 1412. Beginning Foreign Language II. 4 Hours.

(Prior SH course id: FL 142); Second semester language is an elementary course on spoken and written language designed for students that have some basic language knowledge, but want to improve their level in speaking, listening, writing and reading. This course can also expand on cultural knowledge.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in FOLG 1411 or the equivalent.

FOLG 2311. Intermediate Foreign Language. 3 Hours.

Third semester language emphasizes oral, listening, writing and reading skills. The class will include oral drills on pronunciation, as well as listening comprehension exercises. Additional activities will consist of reading exercises to improve intonation, pronunciation with the objective of making students comfortable and confident in speaking and writing correctly.
Prerequisite: FOLG 1411 and FOLG 1412 with a grade of C or higher.

FOLG 2312. Intermed Foreign Language II. 3 Hours.

Fourth semester language is a middle course on spoken and written language designed for students that have some basic language knowledge, but want to improve their level in speaking, listening, writing and reading. This course can also expand on cultural knowledge.
Prerequisite: FOLG 1411, FOLG 1412, and FOLG 2311 with a grade of C or higher.

FOLG 2361. Intro-American Sign Language. 3 Hours.

This course is designed for the individual intermediate-level student who may need study of a particular era, genre, or author. Enrollment in this course is restricted and approval of such must be obtained from the department chair. The course may be repeated for credit as content varies.
Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in FOLG 2312 or the equivalent.

FOLG 3061. Individual Readings. 1-3 Hours.

This course is designed for the individual advanced-level student who may need study of a particular era, genre, or author. Enrollment in this course is restricted and approval of such must be obtained from the department chair. The course may be repeated for credit as content varies.

FOLG 4363. HOW LANGUAGES ARE LEARNED: CONCEPTS & METHODS. 3 Hours.

Methods of Teaching Secondary Foreign Languages is designed as a methods course in second language acquisition. This course will present information and materials for Second Language teachers that will enhance their teaching. Currently, SHSU does not offer this course, either in the Department of Foreign Languages or in the College of Education.