Units of Study

FRNC2614 - French Reading 1: Text and Society

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Francoise Grauby

Description

This unit provides a socio-historical and cultural framework for students' studies within the department and develops reading, analytical and critical skills through the close study of a variety of contemporary, authentic texts. The segment presents an overview of the social transformations France has undergone in the twentieth century and the political challenges it confronts as it attempts to redefine its role in the world and in Europe.

Assessments

3xwritten assignments (equivalent to 6000wds in English), 1xclass test (30%), 1xcommentary on text (30%), 1xessay (30%), participation and preparation (10%)

Textbooks

A dossier of texts to be purchased from the University Copy Centre

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

FRNC1612, FRNC1622, FRNC1102, FRNC1202

Prohibitions

FRNC2621, FRNC3631, FRNC2501, FRNC3621, FRNC3622

Additional Information

This unit is required for students intending to major or take options in their third year

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