FRENCH 4

FRE2004

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students build on writing and reading skills acquired in French 3. Students successfully completing the subject should be able to write accurately in French, using the range of grammatical structures studied and in a range of genres from short descriptive texts to lettres and poes; read a variety of French texts from poems to newspaper items and short articles; and appreciate aspects of French-speaking cultures. The subject should also enable them to obtain an A2 level in the Common European Framework.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites French 3 (FRE2003) or coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEntre Nous 2 (A2) Livre & Espace Virtuel Premium 12mth Sub. CodePrescribed2015EDITIONS MAISON DES LANGUES
ReadingsGrammaire Progressive du fran√ßais - Niveau Interm√©diairePrescribedM. Gregoire, O. Thievenaz (3√a edition, 2013)CLE INTERNATIONAL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to formulate an opinion on familiar, everyday matters and to discuss critically short written texts and films.

Activities:
Group presentations. In-class debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

02. Ability to interact with Francophones with a degree of fluency in accordance with socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Oral examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

03. Ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate arguments. Ability to use a bilingual dictionary correctly.

Activities:
Regular written language tasks, written examination with short paragraphs.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

04. Ability to understand texts that consist of high-frequency language; ability to understand contemporary literary prose.

Activities:
Reading and/or listening comprehension examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

05. Ability to work as part of a team in class discussions and debates.

Activities:
Group tasks, oral examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

06. Ability to write connected texts using appropriate studied structures, vocabulary and register.

Activities:
Exercises, short paragraphs, written examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

07. Demonstrated understanding of and engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.

Activities:
Group presentations (end of uni tasks 1 and 3)
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08. Handle short social exchanges. Perform memorised role with correct pronunciation and intonation.

Activities:
Group oral presentation(end of uni tasks 1 and 3) Oral examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"We use Sections in Allocate+ for this subject."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Test with listening comprehension (800-word equiv.)In week 6 seminar. Returned in 1 or 2 weeks.20 02, 05, 07, 08
One written examination (800-word equivalent).10% Compréhension de l'oral 5% Compréhension de l'ecrit 5% Production Ecrite20 03, 04, 06
Oral examination (800-word equivalent)20 02, 05, 07, 08
End of unit tasks, written task and/or in-class presentation (1,600-words equivalent).For each of the Units 1, 2, 3 in Textbook. Written feedback returned to students generally within one week.40 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08