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 8, enhancing both fluency and accuracy while enabling them to work towards attaining a B2/C1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The subject introduces a variety of new grammar topics and includes extensive listening comprehension activities based on authentic audio-visual materials as well as 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 ActivitiesRegular phonetic and listening comprehension exercises.Regular discussions between students and teachers.Weekly readings, film viewings and classroom discussions.Individual research and regular classroom discussions.Weekly grammar and translation exercises.Regular classroom discussions.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsFRE3009 OR FRE3ADA OR FRE3AD5

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
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 - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand complex spoken French in a variety of contexts.
02. Interact with French speakers in a natural way while understanding and respecting socio-cultural differences.
03. Engage with French history or culture in a sustained, reflective way.
04. Deliver a formal, oral presentation on an aspect of French history or culture.
05. Compare and contrast the grammatical, syntactical and morphological characteristics of French and of one's first language.
06. Work as part of a group while respecting different points of view.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames Cannon

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Listening comprehension test (400-word equivalent).

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1

Written tests (2,400-word equivalent).

N/AOther written examIndividualNo60 SILO3, SILO5

Oral presentation (1,200-word equivalent).

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO6