French at Intermediate Level I

Course code FREN2610Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

This course further develops the students' knowledge of the French language and culture and improve vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar beyond beginners' level.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe basic objectives are:
1. To develop further proficiency in communicating in the French language;
2. To provide a sound intellectual and practical basis on which to build further study of French language, literature and culture;
3. To have an understanding of people and their social world.
ContentA comprehensive language course that builds on the four skills of language acquisition: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing, beyond beginners' level. By the end of the course, students are expected to reach a level between A1 and A2 (Common Framework of Reference for Languages).
Replacing Course(s)Replaces FREN2610 which was deleted in 2002 as part of a rationalisation of core FREN courses into 20unit offerings. Required in order to provide BT/BA(Primary) LOTE students with a 10unit 2000 level FREN course in Semester 1.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeFREN1200 Elementary French II or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 online quizzes, 5% each, 15mins, focusing on a specific grammatical point or verb conjugations;

3 written tests, 15% each, 1 hr, evaluating the content, vocabulary, grammatical structures and cultural knowledge covered in the last 2 episodes studied;
Examination: Oral1 oral test, 10%, 10 mins, testing the ability to reply to simple questions and communicate in French.
Examination: Formal1 final exam - 30%, 2 hours. It aims to test the most important material covered throughout the semester.
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for FREN2610