- Code FREN3006
- 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
An integrated course on aspects of French language, culture and society, designed to improve the students' competence in understanding, speaking, reading and writing in the language, and to acquaint them with aspects of contemporary French society. The course comprises an oral class, a grammar class, a writing class and a reading class using literary texts focusing on aspects of French society and culture. All classes are held in French.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Construct basic argumentative or discursive sentences in French, linking them together in a discussion by means of connective structures.
- Explain some basic issues in modern French and Francophone literature.
- Interpret these issues by reference to different conceptions of Francophone societies around the world.
- Present written and oral arguments about themes presented in modern French and Francophone literature.
- Improve their knowledge of French grammar in the different skills (written, spoken, reading and listening).
- Speak, read and listen to French in different registers, to learn about aspects of the Francophone world.
Written: 2 assignments: 300-400 words; 10% each (Learning Outcomes 1, 5)
Written: 1 in-class test: 50 minutes; 10% (Learning Outcomes 1, 5)
Literature: 1 in-class test: 50 minutes; 20% (Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4)
Literature: 1 in-class group presentation: 15 minutes; 10% (Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4)
Language and Culture: 1 in-class test: 60 minutes; 20% (Learning Outcomes 5, 6)
Language and Culture: 1 Oral presentation: 15 minutes; 20% (Learning Outcomes 5, 6)
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Allow for 10 hours a week of study for this course, minimum 3.5 hours of class and 6.5 hours for self-study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Grammaire française de Jacqueline Ollivier et Martin Beaudoin, éd. 2008.
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2047||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|