FRENCH 5

FRE3005

2017

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 coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSubject Reading Guide FRE3005 (Posted on LMS)PrescribedFrench ProgramFrench Studies Program
ReadingsVersion originale 3 (B1)PrescribedM.Denyer et alEDITIONS MAISON DES LANGUES
ReadingsGrammaire Progressive du franšais - 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:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

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:
Speaking (Speaking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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

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

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:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

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

Activities:
Group presentations. In-class debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

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

Activities:
Recorded participant interview. Oral presentation. Oral examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

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:
Mid-length essays and/or examination.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Class requirements

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.

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
End of subject Final Tasks (1,600-word equivalent)40 03, 06, 07, 08
End of semester Interview Project and reflective essay (800-words equivalent).20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Oral examination (600-word equivalent)10 01, 03, 06, 07
Written tests (1,200-word equivalent)weeks 7 (10%) and 12 (20%)30 04, 06, 08