Junior French 1 Beginners (FRNC1601)


This unit is designed primarily for students with no experience in French. It is based both on communicative methodology and a 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. It also teaches the learner to talk about language and understand basic linguistic principles. 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.

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Further unit of study information


1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week


Tutorial participation (equivalent to 500wds) (10%), online participation (equivalent to 500wds) (10%), 2x500wd grammar tests (2x15%), 1xoral test (equivalent to1500wds) (30%), 1x1000wd final grammar test (20%)

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Unit of study rules


FRNC1621 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1101 or FRNC1201 or FRNC1301 or FRNC1501 or FRNC1611 or HSC French Extension or HSC French Continuers or HSC French Beginners

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.