• 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 Second Semester 2020
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This course builds on the language skills and cultural knowledge acquired in FREN2024 or through equivalent pathways of study. The aim of the course is to further develop students' reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in French, and to strengthen the capacity to reflect critically on cross-cultural differences between Francophone cultures and other cultures.

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 increasingly complex linguistic forms of the language in both written and spoken contexts.
  2. Understand and critically reflect on a range of written and audiovisual texts, such as literary extracts, short films, and songs.
  3. Recognise and use an increasingly wide range of language styles and registers.
  4. Present sophisticated discussions and arguments in spoken and written French.
  5. Understand aspects of Francophone cultures and societies and reflect on cross-cultural differences.

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, 700-900 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 FREN2024 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 FREN6504.

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
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7105 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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