FRENCH 7

FRE4007

2020

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 FRE3006 or subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects FRE2007 or FRE3007 or FRE1AD3 or FRE2AD3 or FRE3AD3 or FRE1IN5 or FRE2IN5 or FRE3IN5 or FRE2ADA or 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. Understand complex spoken French in a variety of contexts.

Activities:
Regular phonetic and listening comprehension exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Interact with French speakers in a natural way while understanding and respecting socio-cultural differences.

Activities:
Regular discussions between students and teachers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Engage with French history or culture in a sustained, reflective way.

Activities:
Weekly readings, film viewings and classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

04. Deliver a formal, oral presentation on an aspect of French history or culture.

Activities:
Individual research and regular classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Compare and contrast the grammatical, syntactical and morphological characteristics of French and of one's first language.

Activities:
Weekly grammar and translation exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

06. Work as part of a group while respecting different points of view.

Activities:
Regular classroom discussions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Listening comprehension test (400-word equivalent).10 01
Written tests (2,400-word equivalent).Students should contact the subject coordinator for feedback on the final written test.60 03, 05
Oral presentation (1,200-word equivalent).30 02, 03, 04, 06