FRENCH 8

FRE3008

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students undertake written and oral exercises to consolidate and develop the linguistic and communicative skills gained in first semester, further enhancing fluency and accuracy and enabling them to attain B2 level in the Common European Framework. These include discussions on topics of social, cultural and political significance. Aural comprehension activities develop listening accuracy, and also involve authentic audio-visual materials include discussions on topics of social, cultural and political significance. Written work includes grammar exercises involving more sophisticated structures, analysis of complex authentic texts, and compositions demonstrating enhanced argumentative skills. By broadening the range of genres and styles studied, students improve reading comprehension and build on skills in critical analysis acquired in first semester.

FacultyFaculty 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 French 7 (FRE3007) or equivalent

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects FRE2008, FRE1AD4, FRE2AD4, FRE3AD4, FRE1IN6, FRE2IN6, FRE3IN6, FRE2ADB, FRE3INB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLes 500 Exercises de Grammaire B2PrescribedM.-P Caquineau-GÃÂRndÃÂRz et alHACHETTE
ReadingsNouvelle Grammaire du FrançaisPrescribedY. Delatour et alHACHETTE
ReadingsSubject Reading Guide (Posted on LMS)PrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Essay (1,000-word equivalent)25
Journals (1,000-word equivalent)25
Oral examination (800-word equivalent)20
Two written tests (1,200-word equivalent)30