This course aims to increase the student’s reading proficiency in French and writing skills in both French and English through grammar review, practice, vocabulary expansion, and translation from and sometimes into the foreign language. Content includes basic principles of translation, translation skills and techniques. A variety of general and semi-technical texts in French will be studied. Course includes guest speakers, weekly independent assignments in translation, and a final translation research project. Class will be conducted in English and French. FRE 205, FRE 206 or FRE 208 or permission of the instructor.