- 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, Language Studies
The aim of this course is for students to consolidate their competence in understanding, speaking, writing and reading in French. Students will develop their abilities to express opinions on ideas and events in French and will refine their skills in oral expression, writing and grammar. The course also aims to expose students to aspects of contemporary French and Francophone societies and cultures and to have them gain insight into these through the study of literature and film.
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:
- Construct basic argumentative or discursive sentences in French, using appropriate grammatical structures.
- Explain some basic issues in modern French and Francophone literature and film.
- 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 cultures.
- Utilise an intermediate standard of French grammar across the four basic competencies (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
- Recognise and use French in different registers.
Indicative Assessment1 oral presentation: 10 minutes, 20% (Learning Outcomes 1-6)
1 end-of-semester essay: 800 words, 20% (Learning Outcomes 1-6)
2 in-class tests: 50 minutes, 20% each (Learning Outcomes 1, 5, 6)
Homework assignments: 300-400 words, 10% (Learning Outcomes 1, 5)
Participation: 10% (Learning Outcomes 1-6)
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time comprising:
a) 42 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 3.5 hours of class per week, and
b) 88 hours of individual and group work: 6.5 hours of study per week.
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