Units of Study

FRNC1611 - Junior French Introductory 1

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Alice Caffarel

Description

This unit is based both on communicative methodology and functional approach to language. Its main objective is to teach the learner how to communicate and use grammar appropriately in a range of situations, while learning about French culture. Speaking, writing, listening and reading comprehension skills, will be developed through communicative activities. In addition, online resources and grammar activities will complement face-to-face teaching. This unit provides the essential skills for negotiating in and understanding everyday situations. FRNC1612 is the standard progression.

Assessments

continuous assessments: participation and weekly exercises online and face-to-face (equivalent to 900wds) (20%), 2xgrammar tests (equivalent to 1350wds) (30%), 1xoral test (equivalent to 1350wds) (30%), 1xwritten test (equivalent to 900wds) (20%)

Textbooks

Di Giura, M. and Beacco, J-C. (2007). Alors? Méthode de français Niveau A1
Course booklet to be purchased from the University Copy Centre.

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 3x1-hr tutorials/week

Prerequisites

Complete beginners, or less than 2 years of French, or less than 65% in Beginners HSC French

Prohibitions

FRNC1101

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