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 - 2015

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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

2. To develop a good understanding of French culture;

3. To provide 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

Contact Hours


Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Interactive lectures for 3 Hrs per Week for 13 Wks and Optional Face-to-face workshops for up to 4 hours per week for 13 wks (self-directed study and support from lecturers) or online workshops (support from lecturers) for 2 hours per week for 13 Wks