FRENCH 4

FRE2004

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students build on writing and reading skills acquired in French 3. Students successfully completing the subject should be able to write accurately in French, using the range of grammatical structures studied and in a range of genres from short descriptive texts to letters and poems; read a variety of French texts from poems to newspaper items and short articles; and appreciate aspects of French-speaking cultures. The subject should also enable them to obtain an A2 level in the Common European Framework.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesGroup presentations. In-class debate. Regular written language tasks, written examination with short paragraphs. Oral examination. Reading and/or listening comprehension examination. Group tasks. Exercises. Group oral presentation.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites FRE2003 or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

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 2/A2 Livre + Cahier dactivités (pack)

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorElodie Heu et al

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidier

ISBN2770000099806

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Ability to formulate an opinion on familiar, everyday matters and to discuss critically short written texts and films.
02. Ability to interact with Francophones with a degree of fluency in accordance with socio-cultural differences.
03. Ability to perform critical analysis and synthesis, and to develop and evaluate arguments. Ability to use a bilingual dictionary correctly.
04. Ability to understand texts that consist of high-frequency language; ability to understand contemporary literary prose.
05. Ability to work as part of a team in class discussions and debates.
06. Ability to write connected texts using appropriate studied structures, vocabulary and register.
07. Demonstrated understanding of and engagement with learning as a continuous, changing process.
08. Handle short social exchanges. Perform memorised role with correct pronunciation and intonation.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
Two 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
We use Sections in Allocate+ for this subject.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Test with listening comprehension (800-word equiv.)In week 6 seminar. Returned in 1 or 2 weeks.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5, SILO7, SILO8

One written examination (800-word equivalent).10% Comprehension de l'oral5% Comprehension de l'ecrit5% Production Ecrite

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO6

Oral examination (800-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO5, SILO7, SILO8

End of subject tasks, written task and/or in-class presentation (1,600-words equivalent).For each of the Units 1, 2, 3 in Textbook.Written feedback returned to students generally within one week.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8