French at Advanced Level 1

Course code FREN3610Units 20Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

Further intensive study of the language, to improve vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar, with a view to developing self-expression both in writing and speaking.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. to develop an advanced level of understanding of French grammatical structures;
2. to enable the student to develop sophisticated communication skills and strategies in French;
3. to promote an increased awareness of cultural and linguistic differences;
4. to develop in the student the capacity to think critically about language.
By the end of the course, students are expected to reach a level between B1 and B2 (Common Framework of Reference for Languages).
ContentA language course which places emphasis on developing the students' powers of expression in the oral and written codes.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeFREN2620 French at Intermediate II or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Examination: Class3 small tests, 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 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.
Contact HoursLecture: for 4 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for FREN3610