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FREN132 Introductory French 2

A continuation from FREN 131 of intensive communicative language study.

Paper title Introductory French 2
Paper code FREN132
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $779.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,307.50

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Prerequisite
FREN 131 or FREN 101. You may be able to take this paper without the prerequisite if you can demonstrate the required ability. Use the special permission process to apply to do this.
Restriction
FREN 102 or FREN 232 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
A short interview or placement test will be held during Course Approval in order to place students in the paper appropriate to their knowledge of the language.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

View 2014 timetable information in the Web Timetable Viewer

A continuation from FREN 131 of intensive communicative language study.

This course is a continuation of FREN 131. It engages students to further their knowledge of the basic vocabulary and structures of French. The teaching methodology is student-centred, with the lecturer acting as facilitator, and the ultimate goal of this paper is to make the students independent users of French.

Paper title Introductory French 2
Paper code FREN132
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
FREN 131 or FREN 101. You may be able to take this paper without the prerequisite if you can demonstrate the required ability. Use the special permission process to apply to do this; please proceed through the application process to reach the window for Special Permission. This request together with any documentation you provide or request for the transfer of credit(s) will then be submitted for approval.
Restriction
FREN 102 or FREN 232 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Dr Christiane Leurquin
More information link
View further information for FREN 132
Paper Structure
In FREN 132, you will develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for communicating in French about work, leisure and travel. You will also be introduced to French and other francophone cultures. The class meets for four hours a week, and smaller groups meet for an oral class once a week.
Textbooks
Vis-à-vis, Amon, Muyskens, Omaggio, Hadley, ed. McGraw-hill, 5th edition. It includes a Textbook and a Workbook, and access to audio and visual material on the editor's website.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, cultural understanding, self-motivation, lifelong learning. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate beginner communicative competence in reading, writing, speaking and listening in French, in particular:
  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance
  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need (A2 of the CEFR)
Eligibility
Suitable for students with some knowledge of French, typically those who have studied up to NCEA Level 1 in high school, or who recently passed FREN 131 or FREN 105.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Oral Class

Weeks: 29-34,36-40 Fri : 10:00-10:50
or Fri : 11:00-11:50
or Fri : 13:00-13:50

Seminar

Weeks: 28-34,36-41 Mon : 15:00-16:50
Tues, Thurs : 15:00-15:50
Tues : 16:00-17:50
Wed, Thurs : 16:00-16:50