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FRNL12-111: French Language 3

Description

This is an intermediate level subject which enables students to develop their knowledge of written and spoken French to attain a general functional proficiency. Student presentations are a feature of this level. At the end of the subject, students will have gained an understanding of the culture and traditions of France and the Francophone world. Proficiency in communication is the objective of this French course, following the approach used in the previous levels. This program aims at enhancing the students' debating and reasoning skills as well as sharpening their auditory skills. Activities and instruction at this level are conducted extensively in French. Language is viewed as an instrument of communication. Oral presentations based on WWW and Library research, will give the students the opportunity to enhance their proficiency level and gain confidence. These presentations replace the ORAL Mid-semester and Final Exams. A system of blended learning has been prepared for this class. Except during mid-semester exam week and Student Presentations, the second hour of the second seminar will be reserved for Independent learning. Students must familiarise themselves with the material from Version Originale 3, (Chapters 1 - 4) BEFORE each class in order to participate. Blogs and iLearn tasks facilitate classroom discussion.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeFRNL12-111
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [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. Student is able to improve proficiency in communication through the use of oral presentations.
2. Student demonstrates understanding of complex structures in French language through reading and written skills.
3. Student shows understanding of complex grammatical structures through classroom discussions on themes from relevant chapters.
4. Student shows ability to comprehend a wide variety of accents in spoken French through audio-visual exercises and aural exams.
5. Student acquires a sound understanding of the culture of France and Francophone nations through reading and class discussions.

Prerequisites

FRNL11-110 French Language 2 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