- Code FREN1004
- 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 Contemporary Europe, European Languages, European Studies, Language Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2016
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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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will in French be able to:
- Go beyond simple communication into more complex discussions;
- Communicate to others about the past, present and future (and report on what others have done or said);
- Compose short texts such as messages, invitations, instructions, reports, and material of a more fictional type;
- Understand extracts of news and films;
- Summarise a newspaper article or a short text;
- 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;
- Appreciate aspects of contemporary French life and society.
- Be aware of differences and similarities between their first culture and French cultures;
- Understand grammatical concepts and aspects of language learning methodology.
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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4 hours of classes per week and six 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|
|7209||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|