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FR3700 - French Study-abroad Program 1

Credit points: 12
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to any student with an appropriate level of French. Students should consult the discipline coordinator of French.

Students are required to spend two semesters abroad studying in an approved program (beginning with FR3700 in Semester 2 and continuing with FR3701 in Semester 1 of the following year). The precise content of this subject will be negotiated between staff, students and the receiving overseas institution(s). In broad terms, however, the subject will consist of an in-depth practical study of communication in the target language through interaction on a daily basis with speakers of the target language.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply skills to communicate effectively in the target language;
  • meet the objectives of all courses taken at the selected overseas institutions;
  • reach level of social proficiency (level 4 on ISLPR scale).
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level or successfully completed Intermediate French 2
Prerequisites: FR1202 OR FR2202

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
Contact hours:
  • 104 hours - Deep language immersion in host nation is continuous; formal contact hours as per host institution
    Assessment: the precise form of assessment tasks will be determined by negotiation between staff, students and the receiving overseas institution(s). in general terms, however, assessment will involve judging the four macroskills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, together with cultural sensitivity, through the completion of a range of appropriate tasks. equal weight will be given to each of the macroskills.

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
    Contact hours:
    • 104 hours - Deep language immersion in host nation is continuous; formal contact hours as per host institution
      Assessment: the precise form of assessment tasks will be determined by negotiation between staff, students and the receiving overseas institution(s). in general terms, however, assessment will involve judging the four macroskills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, together with cultural sensitivity, through the completion of a range of appropriate tasks. equal weight will be given to each of the macroskills.

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.