• 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, Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ashok Collins
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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This course builds on the knowledge of French language and culture acquired in FREN1004 or through equivalent pathways of study. The aim of the course is to expand students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in French, as well as to reflect on different aspects of Francophone cultures and societies through the introductory study of a variety of written and audio-visual materials.

Learning Outcomes

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. Competently engage with a range of linguistic forms of the language in both written and spoken contexts.
  2. Understand a range of written and audiovisual texts, such as literary extracts, short films, and songs.
  3. Recognise and use different language styles and registers.
  4. Present discussions and arguments in spoken and written French.
  5. Understand aspects of Francophone cultures and societies.

Indicative Assessment

Online activities, 1 hour/week (10%) [Learning Outcomes  1, 3]
In-class grammar test, 50 mins (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 3]
In-class grammar and writing test, 50 mins (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Participation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Assignment, 600-800 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Oral presentation in pairs, 5-7 mins (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 4 hours of classes per week, and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FREN1004 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. Incompatible with FREN6503

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
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2038 19 Feb 2018 27 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 In Person N/A

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