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FR1001 - Foundation French 1

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Students who have a SA in Senior French are not permitted to enrol in this subject.

This subject assumes no prior knowledge of the language and is therefore intended for students who are beginners or near-beginners in the language. This course is suitable for any student wishing to obtain some second language skills for a future career, as well as for those who are starting a degree in languages. The aim of this course is to achieve a level of proficiency in reading, speaking, listening and writing basic French. The course is taught using a range of authentic resources, with a particular focus on the Francophone countries located to the East of Australia, as well as the Contacts textbook by Valette & Valette.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to read French competently at an elementary level;
  • ability to understand French competently at an elementary level;
  • ability to write French accurately at an elementary level;
  • ability to speak French accurately at an elementary level;
  • develop a general awareness of the Francophone world in the Pacific.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
    Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); oral test (20%); assignments (30%).

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
    • 12 hours tutorials
      Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); oral test (20%); assignments (30%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
      Census Date 28-Mar-2019
      Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
      Contact hours:
      • 26 hours lectures
      • 12 hours tutorials
        Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); oral test (20%); assignments (30%).

        Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
        Census Date 29-Aug-2019
        Coord/Lect: Dr Florence Boulard.
        Contact hours:
        • 26 hours lectures
        • 12 hours tutorials
          Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); oral test (20%); assignments (30%).

          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.