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Unit Overview


This language unit is designed for students who have completed FREN3405 French Studies 5. Students further develop proficiency in spoken and written French and deepen their understanding of French and francophone society and culture. The unit will help students towards attaining a level between B1 and B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The unit completes the language sequence for students who started French as beginners (MJD-FRNHB). It contributes to achieving the French major's general outcomes of developing a high level of competency in the four language learning skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking and gaining an increased understanding of the cultural contributions of France and other French-speaking societies.

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the FRNHB French Studies major sequence
  • Level 3 elective

Students are able to (1) demonstrate reading and writing skills in French; (2) demomstrate fluency and accuracy in speaking French; (3) read and interpret a variety of print and audio-visual texts in French; (4) apply understanding of the structures and use of the English language; and (5) use interpersonal communication skills in French and in English.


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) online quizzes; (2) in-class tests; and (3) participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Sabine Kuuse (00051030)
Unit rules
FREN3405 French Studies 5
or FREN3305 French Advanced I
FREN3306 French Advanced II
Contact hours
language classes: 12 x 2 hours

Grammaire progressive du francais, niveau intermediaire

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.
  • Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.