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FREN3407 French Studies 7

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 core unit in the FRNHI French Studies major sequence
  • Level 3 elective
Content
This unit is designed for students who have completed FREN2406 French Studies 6, and improves proficiency on all aspects of language comprehension and production. The unit focuses on developing a grammatical and syntactical appreciation of standard French in a variety of situations and registers of language. It aims at improving proficiency on all aspects of language comprehension and production. Students also expand their range of vocabulary, their knowledge of French society and current issues, improve their confidence in oral situations and their general fluency and literacy. The unit leads to FREN3408 French Studies 8.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an increased confidence orally and in writing at an advanced level of French; (2) integrate their language awareness with higher sociocultural knowledge; (3) read/view and analyse texts/videos of medium complexity relating to various general topics; (4) self-correct mistakes in grammar and syntax, and generally consolidate and deepen their grasp of French grammar from the point of view of French as a foreign language; (5) use a wider range of vocabulary and repertoire of speaking and writing skills by presenting exposés, translating, summarising, paraphrasing and re-writing; (6) improve their critical use of printed and web-based material in French; and (7) enhance a metalinguistic understanding of French and English. Students who pass this unit acquire a proficiency in writing and oral skills in French in the range of Levels B2 and C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) student-led projects; (2) quiz and tests; and (3) participation and homework. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Sabine Kuuse
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
FREN2406 French Studies 6 or FREN2206 French Advanced II
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
FREN3307 French Advanced III
Contact hours
language classes: 12 x 3 hours
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