Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
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French II

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
YDF2001 2 French II 3/0/0 CC French 3
Course Goals
To provide the ability to read and understand the French written scripts with the usage of the dictionary when necessary. To make sure, shopping, road description and daily conversations can be done.
Prerequisite(s) French I
Corequisite(s) None
Special Requisite(s) None
Instructor(s) Lecturer Mehmet Sarıoğlu
Course Assistant(s) None
Schedule Thursday 11.00-12.45 D/3 04-06 Friday 11.00-12.45 4/B 11-13
Office Hour(s) Mehmet Sarıoğlu Thursday 14.00-14.45 Ataköy D/4 D-12
Teaching Methods and Techniques  
Practicing on related subject from the decided book, assignments, copies that are prepared about the subject and question-answer exercises.
Principle Sources -
G.Mauget . Langue et Civilisation Française  Librairie Hachette
Other Sources -
J.Bady, I.Greaves, A Petetin , Exerçons-Nous Grammaire 350 Exercices Niveau Débutant et Niveau İntérmediare Edition Hachette Brigitte Lecoeur-John Speirs, Contes D'Andersen  Edition Nathan
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Short repeating on subjects including French 1. Examples from second and third present tense conjugations. Oral and written expression
2. Week Studies on the effects of accord on participial verbs caused by personal pronouns in simple past tense use, explanations on all verbs’ “simple future tense” conjugation. Distribution of new copies that include new vocabulary information and sentence exercises with future tense verbs. Reading exercise and question-answer practice. Assignments. Oral and written expression Audio casette performance
3. Week Explanations about time and place adverbs, indefinite pronouns, using them in a sentence, examples of how to use time and place adverbs in future and past tense sentences. Oral and written expression and Reading practices
4. Week Explanation of story tense and examples about using it with simple past tense. Remembering signal adjectives, explanation possessive pronouns and signal pronouns. Assignments about all subjects. Oral and written expression and Reading performances
5. Week Practices on signal adjectives and pronouns, time and place adverbs and possessive pronouns. Reading pieces and question-answer exercises. Oral and written expression Repetitions
6. Week Midterm week.
7. Week Explaining midterm questions. Distributing new vocabulary copies. Sentence making exercises. Reading exercises and question-answer exercises. Assignments on all subjects. Oral and written expression Audio casette performance
8. Week Explaining indirect speech, techniques on making a sentence in indirect speech structure. Showing inflection and formation of conditional mood-conditional present. Entering to conditional sentences. Related reading and question-answer exercises. Oral and written expression Audio casette performance
9. Week Practicing on conditional sentences. Explaining conditional mood making table. Indirect sentences exercise. Distribution of copies including new vocabulary and translation exercises. Oral and written expression Reading practices
10. Week Exercise on relative pronouns. Repetition and practices on conditional mood. Reading pieces and question-answer exercises. Oral and written expression Rading practices
11. Week Exercises on possessive pronouns, signal pronouns, indefinite pronouns and relative pronouns. Translation exercises. Distribution of the papers including new vocabulary information and practicing translation exercises on them. Assignments about all subjects. Oral and written expression Reading practices
12. Week Translation exercises. Repetition before the final exam. Reading exercises. Question-answer exercises. Oral and written expression
13. Week Distribution of the papers including new vocabulary information and translation exercises on them. Reading exercises and question-answer exercises. Repetition before the final exam depending on the general wishes. Oral and written expression
14. Week Repetitions general Oral and written expression and repetitions
15. Week Cheering up concert before the final exam. Translations of the "Chansons"
16. Week Final Final
17. Week Final Final
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Midterm(s) 1 30
Homework / Term Projects / Presentations 2 5
Attendance 1 5
Final Exam 1 60

Program Outcomes
PO-1Critical Thinking: Ability to inquire, use abstract ideas to interpret information, consider diverse points of view, reach well-reasoned conclusions.
PO-2Communication: Ability to use appropriate representational media to transmit essential formal elements at design process.
PO-3Investigation: Ability to gather, record, apply, and comparatively evaluate relevant information within design processes.
PO-4Design: Ability to reproduce the design information in the creative thinking process, to reach new and original results through universal design principles such as sustainability and accessibility.
PO-5World Architecture: Understanding world architecture in terms of their historical, geographical and global factors.
PO-6Local Architecture / Cultural Diversity: Understanding the architectural formations and samples of a geography through its historical and cultural context. Understanding the divergent canons of cultural values, behavioral, social and spatial patterns.
PO-7Cultural Heritage and Conservation: Understanding of conservation discourses and methods, and the subjects of cultural heritage, conservation awareness, environmental concerns and ethical responsibility.
PO-8Sustainability: Ability to design projects by using the information regarding the natural and built environment to reduce the undesirable environmental impacts on future generations through means.
PO-9Social Responsibility: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility about protecting the commonweal, having respect for historical/cultural and natural resources and improving the life quality.
PO-10Nature and Human: Understanding of the relationship between human, the natural environment and the design of the built environment.
PO-11Geographical Conditions: Understanding the relationships of site selection, settlement and building design by considering the cultural, economical and social properties as well as the natural characteristics such as soil, topography, vegetation and watershed.
PO-12Life Safety: Understanding the basic principles of security and life-safety systems in the conditions of natural disasters, fire, etc. through building and environment scales.
PO-13Structural Systems: Understanding of the basic principles of structural behavior in withstanding gravity and lateral forces and the evolution, range, and appropriate application of contemporary structural systems.
PO-14Environmental Systems: Understanding the principles of physical environmental systems’ design such as lighting, acoustics, climatization and the use of appropriate performance assessment tools.
PO-15Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies.
PO-16Building Service Systems: Understanding of the basic design principles of building service systems such as plumbing, electrical, vertical transportation, security, and fire protection systems.
PO-17Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection of construction materials, products, components and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristics and performance, including their environmental impact and reuse.
PO-18Integration of Building Service Systems: The ability of assessing, selecting and integrating the structural, environmental, security, envelope and service systems of the buildings for building design.
PO-19Programming and Evaluation: Ability to prepare and evaluate an architectural project program by considering the public benefits in regards of client and user needs, appropriate examplers, space and equipment requirements, financial limitations, site conditions, relevant codes, laws and design principles.
PO-20Comprehensive Project Development: Ability to produce a comprehensive architectural project that demonstrates to make design decisions across various scales.
PO-21Considering Building Costs: Understanding the fundamentals of building construction and use costs.
PO-22Architect-Client Relationship: Understanding of the responsibility of the architect to elicit, understand, and reconcile the needs of the client, owner, user groups, and the public and community domains.
PO-23Collaboration: Ability to work in collaboration with others and in multidisciplinary teams to successfully complete design projects.
PO-24Project Management: Understanding of the methods for competing for commissions, selecting consultants and assembling teams, and recommending project delivery methods.
PO-25Practice Management: Understanding the basic principles in the architectural practice processes like financial management, business planning, quality management, risk management, discussion and reconciliation.
PO-26Leadership: Understanding of the techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities.
PO-27Legal Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding of the architect’s responsibility to the public and the client as determined by regulations and legal considerations involving the practice of architecture.
PO-28Professional Practice: Understanding and fulfillment of employer and intern rights and responsibilities for development of profession.
PO-29Ethics of Profession: Understanding of the ethical issues involved in profession regarding social, political and cultural issues in architectural design and practice.
Learning Outcomes
LO-1The students shall be able to use the future tense in French for all verbs and therefore be able to achieve a more proper and understandable way of expression
LO-2By learning to combine the regular past tense and reported past tense, they shall be able to tell happenings of the past in a more understandable and correct way.
LO-3By learning the indirect form of speech, the students will be able to convey what they have heard to others in a much more correct and understandable manner.
LO-4The students who have learned the technique of conditional clauses will be able to easily form sentences that express conditional statements
LO-5By learning the personal pronouns, possessive pronouns, indefinite pronouns and demonstrative pronouns and by combining these with their knowledge of vocabulary, the students will be able to speak and listen to French much more easily.
Course Assessment Matrix:
Program Outcomes - Learning Outcomes Matrix