Elementary French 1


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



  • Semester 1 - 2016

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. demonstrate basic vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar sufficient to become functional at an elementary level, in written and spoken French;

2. develop a good understanding of French culture;

3. develop a sound intellectual and practical basis on which to build further study of French language, literature and culture.


  • 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.

Assessment Items

Quiz: 3 online quizzes

In Term Test: 3 online tests

In Term Test: 2 either face to face or on line speaking tests

Formal Examination: final exam *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact Hours

Callaghan and On-Line from Callaghan


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Interactive lectures 2 hrs per wk for 13 wks Optional Face-to-face workshops (for self-directed study and/or support from lecturers) 2 hrs per wk for 12 wks (start in week 2) or online workshops (support from lecturers) 2 hrs per wk for 13 Wks