Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours of language classes per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week, 7 additional hours/week. Total of 10 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:|| French Beginners Language and Culture B, or adequate knowledge of French (four or five years of secondary school French or equivalent). |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||none|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed the subject Intermediate French Language A or any of the following subjects may not enrol in this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMs Diane De Saint Leger
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:||One written assignment of 400 words 10% (due in week 6), two 50-minute in-class written tests (due in weeks 4 and 8) 30%, a 10-minute oral test 20% (due in week 10) 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|
Students commencing French at Intermediate level may only enrol in this subject at first year level.
Diploma in Modern Languages (French) |
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