|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: .
|Prerequisites:||116-121 French Beginners Language and Culture A or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||.|
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|Subject Overview:|| |
In this subject students will build on writing and reading skills acquired in . Students successfully completing the course should be able to write accurately in basic 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 Francophone cultures. Communicative aims of the subject are first, to familiarise students with the speech patterns of a range of native speakers, differing in age, sex and social background; second, to give students the opportunity to practise speaking skills in a variety of situations, for example, information seeking, describing people, places and things, story-telling, and giving advice. Students will also continue work on pronunciation, intonation and rhythmic patterns.
|Assessment:||Written work and class tests 40% (due throughout semester), a 2-hour exam 30% (due in exam period), two 15-minute listening comprehension tests 15% (due during semester) and a 10-minute oral exam 15% (due in week 10), and a hurdle requirement of 80% attendance.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Vis-a -vis. Beginning French, (4th ed) (E Amon, J A Muyskens and A C Omaggio Hadley), McGraw Hill, 2006 (textbook/workbook/laboratory manual)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Any student who has ever presented for Year 12 French or equivalent is ineligible for this subject. Students who have completed 116-123 Beginners French 1C may not enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (French)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (French)
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