French Intermediate Language & Culture A
Subject 670-225 (2009)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 7 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Completion of first year beginners French, or adequate knowledge of French (four or five years of secondary school French or equivalent).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Andrew James Mcgregor
ContactDr Andrew McGregor
|Subject Overview:||This subject is designed to provide students with a systematic revision and consolidation of the essential structures of French. Classes will present grammar, syntax and vocabulary in meaningful situations. The course also stresses the productive aspect of language use in practical situations, while extending grammatical and lexical knowledge and refining oral skills by means of regular small-group activities. Listening skills are also developed by use of authentic documents including interviews, songs and film. Students will also spend time in private study working on written and oral exercises and using online resources. On completion of the subject students should be able sustain conversations and express opinions on topics of general interest, have consolidated their knowledge of all basic structures of French, and have attained a good level of competence in written production in the target language.|
|Assessment:||Two written assignments of 400 words each, 25% (due throughout semester), a 10-minute oral test 20% (due in week 10), a 15-minute listening comprehension test 15% (due in week 11) and a 2-hour written exam 40% (due during exam period).|
|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|
|Notes:||Students commencing French at Intermediate level may only enrol in this subject at first year level. Students who have completed the subject 116-009 Intermediate French Language A may not enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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