French at Intermediate Level II

Course code FREN2620Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

The aim of this course is for students to move from a basic knowledge of French to more complex uses of the language.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
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.
By the end of the course, students are expected to reach a level between A2 and B1 (Common Framework of Reference for Languages)
ContentA comprehensive language course designed as a sequel to FREN2610 that builds on the four skills of language acquisition: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
Replacing Course(s)Replaces FREN2620 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 10 unit 2000 level FREN course in Semester 2.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeFREN2610 Intermediate French I or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 online quizzes, 5% each, 15mins, focusing on a specific grammatical point or verb conjugations;

3 written tests, 10% each, 1 hr, evaluating the content, vocabulary, grammatical structures and cultural knowledge recently covered;
Examination: Oral1 oral test, 10%, 10 mins, testing the ability to reply to simple questions about the story studied and communicate in French;
Examination: Formal1 final exam - 30%, 2 hours. It aims to test the most important material covered throughout the semester.
Presentations - GroupGroup oral presentation on a French cultural theme: 15%
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for FREN2620