Available in 2018

Course handbook


Students will actively engage with a variety of registers of French via a series of translations both into and out of French.

Availability2018 Course Timetables


  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate higher-order grammatical and translation skills;

2. Use varying registers of language appropriately;

3. Translate simple literary and journalistic texts to and from French.


  1. A series of guided readings in the area of translation theory and application;
  2. A series of assessed translation exercises.


This course replaces FREN3900. If you have successfully completed FREN3900 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assumed knowledge

FREN3610/FREN3620 or equivalent

Assessment items

Written Assignment: 5 Translation exercise assessments

In Term Test: 3 in-class tests

Contact hours



Online 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

This course will be delivered online via a series of guided readings and self-directed learning exercises on Blackboard. Occasional on-campus meetings (Callaghan) to be arranged as necessary. Independent study equiv. to 10 hrs per wk for 13 wks.