Available in 2017, 2018

Course handbook

Description

The aim of this course is to enable students to reach an Intermediate level of communication in French and to develop their cultural awareness of the Francophone world. It is designed as a sequel to FREN2610; it builds on the four skills of language acquisition: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 1 - 2018
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Utilise an upper intermediate standard of French grammar, commensurate with A2 to B1 of the Common Framework of Reference for Languages.

2. Demonstrate comprehension of the spoken and written French in a variety of listening situations and written materials corresponding to this upper intermediate level.

3. Communicate effectively in French in a variety of speaking situations.

4. Demonstrate a clear understanding of key elements of the culture(s) of Francophone societies.

5. Demonstrate an ability to use technology at an elementary level in the online assessments environment.


Content

The course uses audiovisual and digital materials to present linguistic features in context. This is the basis for the analysis and practice of grammatical, functional and cultural elements.


Assumed knowledge

FREN2610 Intermediate French I or equivalent


Assessment items

Quiz: 3 Online quizzes

In Term Test: 2 online tests

In Term Test: 1 online oral test

Written Assignment: 1 online written task

Project: 1 final project *

* 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:

  • Project: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Optional Face-to-face workshops (for self-directed study and/or support from lecturers) for 2 hrs per wk for 13 wks (start in week 1) or optional online consultation (support from lecturers) 2 hrs per wk for 13 wks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks starting in week 1

On-Line from Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Optional online consultation (support from lecturers) 2 hrs per wk for 13 wks