FRENCH 5

FRE3005

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate and add to the skills gained in French 4. We focus on further development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skils and continue to learn about French culture through the materials used for language acquisition. Students successfully completing the subject should be able to read French, write accurately and make sense of and participate in a variety of communicative situations presented in French, within the limits of the vocabulary and tenses introduced in the subject. The subject should also enable them to obtain a B1 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 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FRE2004, VCE French (Units 3&4) or equivalent; or coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEntre nous 3/B1 Livre & Espace Virtuel Premium 12mth Sub. CodePrescribedAudrey Avanzi et al, 2016EDITIONS MAISON DES LANGUES
ReadingsGrammaire Progressive du fran├žais - Niveau IntermediairePrescribedM. Gregoire, O. Thievenaz (3e 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:
Reflective essay (Texte) on interview project.
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:
Recorded interview of native speaker participant for end-of-semester project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

03. Ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate arguments.

Activities:
Mid-length essays and/or examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

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

Activities:
Reflective essay linking interview of French-speaking participant about his/her memory of WW2 (specifically collaboration) with the historiography of Vichy France studied during semester.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

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

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

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

Activities:
Group presentations (end of unit task 2). Scaffolded ed of unit tasks - each on one of the macro-skill for L2 learners at B1 level in CEFR.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:

07. Enter unprepared into conversations on familiar topics. Present a short talk relating to the plot of a book or film.

Activities:
Recorded interview with French speaking participant. Theatre performance task (group) wk 7. Oral examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

08. Write connected and/or argumentative texts on topics studied with clarity, cohesion, logic, structure and accuracy in a range of contexts and on a range of topics.

Activities:
Reflective essay linking interview of French-speaking participant about his/her memory of WW2 (specifically collaboration) with the historiography of Vichy France studied during semester.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"We do not use Sections in Allocate+ for this subject"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of subject Final Tasks (1,600-word equivalent)Feedback returned generally the following week.40 03, 06, 07, 08
End of semester Interview Project and reflective essay (1000-words equivalent).Feedback given to students after the oral exam about entire project (interview + reflective essay)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Oral examination (800-word equivalent)Oral exam (in French) is about reflecting on their own learning - Would you do your project differently if you could start all over again both interview and essay? etc. Then I given them feedback if students didn't given themselves feedback.15 01, 03, 06, 07
Written tests (1,200-word equivalent)weeks 7 (10%) and 12 (10%)20 04, 06, 08