• 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
  • Course convener
    • Nabila Mazouzi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2015
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Further intensive study of the language, to improve vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar, with a view to developing self-expression both in writing and speaking. Introduction to authentic short texts (literary and other) and further listening practice to enable students to deal with more everyday situations as well as to develop and share a critical understanding of French culture and society.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will in French be able to:

  1. Go beyond simple communication into more complex discussions;
  2. Communicate to others about the past, present and future (and report on what others have done or said);
  3. Compose short texts such as messages, invitations, instructions, reports, and material of a more fictional type;
  4. Understand extracts of news and films;
  5. Summarise a newspaper article or a short text;
  6. Read and understand short authentic texts (e.g. newspaper articles, extracts from books and novels, etc.) and poetry for enjoyment (not for detailed literary appreciation), and appreciate short cinematographic extracts;
  7. Appreciate aspects of contemporary French life and society.
  8. Be aware of differences and similarities between their first culture and French cultures; 
  9. Understand grammatical concepts and aspects of language learning methodology.

Indicative Assessment

Two in-class listening comprehension tests (50 minutes): 10% and 15% (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4, 7, 8)

Two oral assessments (30-50 minutes): 10% and 15% (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 6, 7)

Two in-class written tests (one 50 mins and one two hours): each 25% (Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9)

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Workload

4 hours of classes per week and six hours of study outside class per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed FREN1003 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convenor to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts

Information will be posted on Wattle prior to the course commencement.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $3576
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1241 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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