Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build on the linguistic skills developed in FRE4007, enabling them to attain a B2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Emphasis will be placed on improving students' fluency through a range of oral exercises and discussions. Written and oral expression will be developed through specific grammatical exercises, textual analysis, oral presentation, essay writing and a sustained cultural component.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesEssay with an annotated bibliography.Weekly entry in autobiographical project.Oral presentation and/or in-class debate.Written examination.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsFRE3008 OR FRE2ADB OR FRE2AD6 OR FRE2008

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

Grammaire progressive du français (niveau perfectionnement)

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMaïa Grégoire and Alina Kostucki





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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Read with ease most forms of the written language, including linguistically complex texts, specialised articles and literary works.
02. Synthesise and perform critical analysis of a wide variety of audio, video and printed materials, and develop and evaluate arguments.
03. Use French flexibly and effectively to negotiate socio-cultural differences.
04. Demonstrate ability to apply creative thinking processes to complex or ill-structured problems, making meaningful new connections between apparently challenging, contradictory or unlikely elements.
05. Interact with spontaneity. Give a properly referenced presentation.

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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

SeminarWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Autobiographical Project (1,600-word equivalent).

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO4

One essay (800-word equivalent). Specific rubric.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

One written examination (800-word equivalent). Student should contact subject coordinator for feedback on exam.

N/AOther written examIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO4

Reading journal and oral presentation (800-word equivalent).

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5