• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject French
  • Areas of interest Cultural Studies, European Languages, European Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Gemma King
    • Dr Leslie Barnes
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    See Future Offerings

This special topics course invites students of advanced French to reflect critically on historical and sociocultural aspects of France, the Francophone world, and the French language through texts and materials from a variety of sources. The medium of instruction and assessment will be French. Specific topics covered will vary.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. critically analyse primary texts, especially in terms of their aesthetic, linguistic, and sociohistorical elements;
  2. compare and contextualise viewpoints in French;
  3. formulate, present, and evaluate an original argument in French; and
  4. engage in critical dialogue with classmates in French.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Presentation (approx 10 minutes) (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Written tasks totalling (3500 words) (60) [LO 1,2,3]
  3. Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks, and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed FREN3007, or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test, or with permission of the convener. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed with FREN6510.

Prescribed Texts

N/A Minor Amendments Only

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you 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). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

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Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4890
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
3768 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6775 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View

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