Intensive Intermediate French

Subject FREN20018 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 8 x 2-hour tutorials weekly (11/1 – 22/1 and 1/2 – 12/2) and 4 x 2-hour tutorials weekly (25/1 – 29/1)
Total Time Commitment: 72 hours
Prerequisites: French Beginners Language and Culture B or equivalent
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: none
Recommended Background Knowledge: none
Non Allowed Subjects: Students who have completed French Intermediate Language & Culture A and/or B are not allowed to 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.

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Dr Henry Mera

Subject Overview: This subject is available at second year level for students who have completed 116-123 Beginners French Language and Culture B or equivalent.
  • Development of the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French to reach the intermediate level in line with the B1 level of the European Common Framework for Languages
  • Improved understanding of French culture, customs and mannerisms through the study of authentic material
Assessment: Continuous aural, oral and written assessment 50% (2,000 words) and final written examination of 2,000 words 50% (2 hours)
Prescribed Texts: You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer
Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

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Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: This subject is designed to provide students with a systematic revision and consolidation of the essential structures of French grammar, syntax and vocabulary in meaningful situations. Listening and speaking skills will be developed through a range of small group activities. Cultural aspects of the language will be integrated through the use of written and audiovisual documents.
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: French

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