French Language 1A
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- 02 Mar 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate elementary listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in French;
- utilise elementary structures and functions of the French language, in particular grammatical structures;
- communicate in French with some depth on selected topics of everyday life;
- apply elementary knowledge of French cultural norms and society; and
- use cognitive skills to analyse and synthesise information when communicating at an elementary level.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- TravelDetails - Travel may be required if students choose to attend the Non-Mandatory Intensive School. In 2020 the Non-Mandatory Intensive school will be held at the UNE Sydney campus in Parramatta NSW. Dates to be advised.
- OtherDetails -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject is for students with little or no knowledge of French. Study of the subject will develop students' ability to read, understand, write and speak an elementary level of French and acquaint them with basic grammatical structures. Students are also introduced to French and Francophone culture.
Assessment 1: 500 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Written language assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assessment 2: 1000 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Listening comprehension and speaking assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 3: 1000 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Oral interview. This will take place via an online platform. An on-campus appointment might be arranged depending on availability. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 4: 2500 words (equivalent). Assessment Notes: Reading comprehension and written language assessment. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Assessment 1 (10%)
- Assessment 2 (20%)
- Assessment 3 (20%)
- Assessment 4 (50%)
Contacts Langue et culture francaises, Bundle 9th ed.
Valette, J.-P. and Valette, R.M.
Collins French Dictionary and Grammar (English and French) ed. 2017
Collins Dictionaries, Harper Collins UK Essential
English Grammar for Students of French 7th ed.
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