Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This is an intensive language subject which builds upon the four primary skills of language acquisition - speaking, listening, reading and writing - acquired in FRE1001. Upon successful completion of the subject, students will be able to read and write increasingly complex texts in French, and to understand and participate in a variety of communicative situations. They can also expect to have reached an A1 level in the Common European Reference Framework for Languages (CEFR).

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesRegular task-based activities and grammar exercises. Role-plays. Class discussions and debates. Regular interaction in target language with French-speaking tutors. Regular reading and listening comprehension activities. All learning activities. Rehearsal of group presentations and weekly phonetic exercises.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsFRE1BEB OR FRE1BE2 OR FRE2BE2 OR FRE3BE2

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Edito 1/A1 Livre + Cahier d'activités (pack)

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMarion Alcaraz et al





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply acquired knowledge to new situations, use a bilingual dictionary correctly and harness grammatical rules in the interests of self-expression and meaningful interaction with others.
02. Collaborate with a partner or in a group to perform oral and written tasks.
03. Communicate and process information in areas of immediate needs using appropriate structures in French.
04. Express a simple opinion as well as likes and dislikes.
05. Interact appropriately and at a basic level with French speakers in accordance with socio-cultural differences.
06. Read short, simple texts and find specific information in everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables.
07. Demonstrate understanding of and engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.
08. Perform a memorised role with correct pronunciation.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

TutorialWeek: 30 - 42
Two 1.50 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Oral and written group tasks (1,600-word equivalent).Students should contact the subject coordinator for details on the final oral and written group task.

N/AOtherGroupNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO8

Written tests (2,400-word equivalent).Students should contact the subject coordinator for details on the final written test.

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO6, SILO7