FRENCH 7

FRE4007

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake written and oral exercises designed to consolidate and build on linguistic skills developed in French 6, enhancing both fluency and accuracy while enabling them to work towards attaining a B2 level in the Common European Framework. The subject introduces a variety of new grammar topics and includes extensive listening comprehension activities based on authentic audiovisual materials as well as a sustained cultural component.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FRE3006 or coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects FRE2007, FRE3007, FRE1AD3, FRE2AD3, FRE3AD3, FRE1IN5, FRE2IN5, FRE3IN5, FRE2ADA, FRE3INA.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGrammaire progressive du français (niveau perfectionnement)PrescribedMaïa Grégoire, 2012CLE International

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand complex spoken French in a variety of contexts.

Activities:
Regular phonetic and listening comprehension exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

02. Interact with French speakers in a natural way while understanding and respecting socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Regular discussions between students and teachers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

03. Engage with French history or culture in a sustained, reflective way.

Activities:
Weekly readings, film viewings and classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

04. Deliver a formal, oral presentation on an aspect of French history or culture.

Activities:
Individual research and regular classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Speaking
Inquiry/ Research
Critical Thinking

05. Compare and contrast the grammatical, syntactical and morphological characteristics of French and of one's first language.

Activities:
Weekly grammar and translation exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving

06. Work as part of a group while respecting different points of view.

Activities:
Regular classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning

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-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Listening comprehension test (400-word equivalent).10 01
Written tests (2,400-word equivalent).Students should contact the subject coordinator for feedback on the final written test.60 03, 05
Oral presentation (1,200-word equivalent).30 02, 03, 04, 06