Elementary French II

Course code FREN1200Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

A semester language unit designed as the continuation of the Introductory course FREN1100. The course provides vocabulary extension and further fundamental sentence patterns, still placing emphasis on communication skills.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. be familiar with French sounds and pronunciation;
2. speak and understand simple spoken every day French;
3. recognise main characteristics of the cultures of French-speaking countries;
4. be prepared linguistically to take more advanced French.
5. correctly use French grammatical structures appropriate to the Elementary level 2
6. online assessments environment requires students to demonstrate an ability to use technology at an elementary level.
ContentExtends basic vocabulary and fundamental sentence structures acquired in FREN1100 by 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 KnowledgeFREN1100 or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 online quizzes, 5% each, 15mins 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, 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
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for FREN1200