FRENCH 9

FRE4009

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build on the linguistic skills developed in French 8, enabling them to attain a B2-C1 level in the Common European Framework. Emphasis will be placed on improving students' fluency through a range of oral exercises and discussions. Written expression will be developed through specific exercises, textual analysis and grammatical exercises.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FRE4008, FRE2FIC or equivalent/coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects FRE3AD5, FRE3ADA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEnfancePrescribedN. SaurrauteFOLIO
ReadingsLes 500 Exercises de Grammaire B2PrescribedM.-P Caquineau-Gündüz et alHACHETTE
ReadingsNouvelle Grammaire du FrançaisPrescribedY. Delatour et alHACHETTE
ReadingsSubject Reading Guide (Posted on LMS)PrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsW ou le souvenir d'enfancePrescribedG.PerecGALLIMARD

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to read with ease most forms of the written language, including linguistically complex texts, specialised articles and literary works.

Activities:
Essay with an annotated bibliography.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Ability to synthesise and perform critical analysis of a wide variety of audio, video and printed materials and to develop and evaluate arguments.

Activities:
Weekly journal. Essay with an annotated bibliography.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Ability to use French flexibly and effectively to negotiate socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Oral presentation and/or in-class debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

04. Ability to work in pairs or as a team, with commitment to shared goals, team processes and appropriate interpersonal skills.

Activities:
Oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Demonstrated ability to apply creative thinking processes to complex or ill-structured problems, making meaningful new connections between apparently challenging, contradictory or unlikely elements.

Activities:
Weekly journal. Essay with an annotated bibliogaphy. Written examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

06. Interact with spontaneity. Present a properly referenced talk.

Activities:
Oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

07. Participation in learning as a continuous, changing process.

Activities:
Essay with an annotated bibliography.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

08. Write properly referenced essay on studied topic with footnotes and bibliography.

Activities:
Essay with annotated bibliography. Written examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Journal and Project (1, 000-word equivalent)25 05, 02, 07
One essay (1,000-word equivalent)25 08, 01, 02, 05
One written examination (1,200 word equivalent)30 01, 05
Reading journal and oral presentation (800-word equivalent)20 04, 02, 06, 03