Elementary French 1

Course code FREN1100Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of French, this course introduces basic vocabulary and structures through a communicative approach.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
On-Line from CallaghanSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe basic objectives of the course are :
1. to introduce gradually basic vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar sufficient to become functional at an elementary level, in written and spoken French;
2. to develop a good understanding of French culture;
3. to provide a sound intellectual and practical basis on which to build further study of French language, literature and culture.
4. online assessments environment requires students to demonstrate an ability to use technology at an elementary level.
Content. Introduces basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structures using authentic linguistic/cultural materials;
. Small group work concentrates on steadily building confidence and competence in the target language.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 online quizzes, 5% each, 15 mins approx., focusing on a specific grammatical point or verb conjugations;

3 online tests, 10% each, 1 hr. approx., evaluating the content, vocabulary, grammatical structures and cultural knowledge;
Examination: Oral1 oral test online or face-to-face, 20%, 10 mins approx., testing the ability to reply to simple questions and communicate in French.
Examination: Formal1 final exam on campus- 35%, 2 hours. It aims to test the most important material covered throughout the semester.
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for FREN1100