FRENCH 7

FRE4007

2017

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 FRENCH 6 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. Ability to apply acquired knowledge to a broad range of situations; ability to extrapolate information from different media sources and use it to formulate an argument.

Activities:
Class discussions, research for essay and regular listening comprehension exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Ability to formulate an opinion on a wide range of topics, including abstract ideas, and to engage critically with longer written texts of a variety of genres and with films.

Activities:
Weekly readings, film viewings and class discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Ability to interact with French speakers with fluency and spontaneity in accordance with socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Class discussions and oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

04. Ability to understand longer, more complex, factual and literary texts and to appreciate distinctions of style.

Activities:
Weekly readings.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

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

Activities:
Class discussions, debates and oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

06. Engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.

Activities:
All activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

07. Interact with a degree of fluency with native speakers. Present a talk on researched topic.

Activities:
Class discussions and oral presentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

08. Write argumentative texts on a variety of topics.

Activities:
Written journals and essay.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

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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-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

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

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (800-word equivalent)20 01, 08, 04
Oral presentation (600-word equivalent)15 07, 02, 03, 05, 06
Written tests (1,800-word equivalent)45 01, 04, 08
Written journals (800-word equivalent)20 08, 01