- Code FREN1003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject French
- Areas of interest European Languages
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Leslie Barnes
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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This course offers an introductory study of the language, giving grounding in basic communication skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar sufficient to become functional at an elementary level, both in written and spoken French (e.g. learning tenses necessary to operate in the past, present and future). It introduces the reading of authentic short texts and provides listening practice to enable students to deal with everyday situations as well as to develop knowledge and understanding of French culture and society.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will in French be able to:
- Communicate orally at an elementary level (e.g. expressing relationships, abilities and desires, talking about activities and the environment, describing states of being and actions in the present past and future).
- Understand information in short written texts and simple conversations.
- Write mostly simple sentences (statements, negative, interrogative).
- Understand basic grammatical concepts including conjugations, use of tenses (notably as compared to English).
- Read short authentic texts and understand short cinematographic extracts.
- Appreciate aspects of French life and society through exposure to authentic material.
Two in-class written tests (one 50 mins and one two hours): each 25% (Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Two in-class listening comprehension tests (50 mins): 10% and 15% (Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 6)
Two in-class oral assessments (30-50 mins): 10% and 15% (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 5, 6)
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4 hours of classes per week and 6 hours of study outside class per week.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1056||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|