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FRNL11-110: French Language 2

Description

This subject is designed for students who have completed an introductory French course or equivalent high school qualifications. The aim of this course is for the student to acquire a wider command of the French language for purposes of practical communication in French speaking countries. French 2 material focuses on the past tenses, expanding the scope for discussions and conversations in class activities. A proficiency test will be given in the first seminar so that students can be placed in the appropriate level. A mini-immersion style will be used in class, with French language used increasingly to give maximum exposure to the language and to familiarise students with the sounds and nuances of the language. This is crucial for improving listening and speaking skills. Language and culture are inextricably linked and this is reflected in each lesson. A communicative approach supports functional proficiency in the four language skills: reading, speaking, listening and writing. Students will also learn to develop listening skills needed to understand French speakers. A system of blended learning has been prepared for this class. In addition to the seminars, students must devote sufficient time to individual study online on aural and Grammatical exercises provided through iLearn links.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeFRNL11-110
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Describe one's living environment: housing, suburb and cities.
2. Recount orally and in writing events that happened in the past.
3. Order food in a restaurant and shop for groceries.
4. Express oneself using more advanced sentence structures.
5. Comprehend a wide variety of accents in spoken French through audio-visual exercises and aural exams.
6. Understand the culture of France and Francophone nations through reading and class discussions.

Prerequisites

FRNL11-100 French Language 1 is essential and must be taken prior to enrolling in this subject.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018