• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject French
  • Areas of interest Contemporary Europe, European Languages, European Studies, Language Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Christie Margrave
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2022
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FREN1004 provides continued intensive study of the French language, expanding on basic communication skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar sufficient to become functional at an advanced elementary level, both in written and spoken French (e.g. learning tenses and modes necessary to operate in the past, present and future). The course includes authentic reading (literary and other) and further listening practice to enable students to deal with everyday situations and further develop a critical understanding of francophone cultures and societies.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. communicate in more complex basic French, including understanding and producing spoken and written French;
  2. understand and implement more complex basic concepts of French grammar and pronunciation;
  3. discuss more complex aspects of the world in French with classmates and teacher; and
  4. appreciate more complex aspects of contemporary francophone life and society.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Two in-class tests (written and listening comprehension, 35 minutes and 50 minutes): 15% and 25% each (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. In-class pronunciation test (one page of material tested) (10) [LO 1,2]
  3. Composition (350-500 words) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  4. In-class oral test four to five pages of material tested) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  5. In-class and online participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]

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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 class per week, and b) 82 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FREN1003, or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test, or with permission of the convenor. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed FREN2024, FREN2025, FREN3006, FREN3007, FREN3010, FREN3011, FREN6502, FREN6503, FREN6504, FREN6505, FREN6506, FREN6010 or FREN6011.

Prescribed Texts

Information will be posted on Wattle prior to the course commencement.

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.

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
2022 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $4980
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
5093 25 Jul 2022 01 Aug 2022 31 Aug 2022 28 Oct 2022 In Person N/A

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