• 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, European Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Ashok Collins
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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This course builds on the knowledge of French language and culture acquired in FREN6502 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 in depth on different aspects of Francophone cultures and societies through the 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 wide range of complex 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 sophisticated discussions and arguments in spoken and written French.
  5. Understand aspects of Francophone cultures and societies, and conduct research into issues of contemporary relevance.

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,  1000-1200 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
Oral presentation, 8-10 mins (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle. 

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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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed FREN6502 or have equivalent level of language proficiency as demonstrated by placement test. Alternatively you may gain permission of the Course Convener to enrol in this course. Incompatible with FREN2024

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 $3570
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5460
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
2506 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person N/A

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