• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject French
  • Areas of interest European Languages, Language Studies

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Make appropriate use of tense (passé composé / imparfait) and mood (indicatif / subjonctif); (Assessment 1, 2 and 4)
  • Demonstrate an ability to use connectors (for example, copulative and oppositional forms) in developing a written argument; (Assessment 1, 2 and 4)
  • Develop the ability to give a presentation in French on a relevant topic on contemporary France; (Assessment 1, 2 and 4)
  • Demonstrate familiarity with aspects of francophone culture beyond metropolitan France; (Assessment 3 and 4)
  • Develop a greater capacity to analyse and synthesise audio/visual material on a political, literary or artistic theme from 10 minutes up to 15 minutes; (Assessment 3 and 4)

Indicative Assessment

  • Grammar: two tests (25%);
  • Written: One in-class test and two written exercises (25%);
  • Literature: one in-class test and one end-of-semester essay (1 500 words) on literary works studied (25%);
  • Oral: a class presentation, Wattle-based activities and a listening comprehension test (25%).

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4 hours of classes per week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FREN6506 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. Incompatible with FREN3007.



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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3054
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4368
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8272 18 Jul 2016 29 Jul 2016 31 Aug 2016 28 Oct 2016 In Person N/A

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