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FREN232 Intermediate French

Written and oral French consolidating grounding already acquired. The objectives are vocabulary expansion, a sound knowledge of language structures and the ability to communicate in French.

Paper title Intermediate French
Paper code FREN232
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $779.70
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,307.50

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Prerequisite
FREN 132 or FREN 102
Restriction
FREN 111 or FREN 211 or FREN 333 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
(i) The prerequisite does not apply to students who have had more than three years of schooling in French. (ii) 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

First Semester

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

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Written and oral French consolidating grounding already acquired. The objectives are vocabulary expansion, a sound knowledge of language structures and the ability to communicate in French.

Have you studied French at school and wish to enhance your command of this major world language? FREN 232 will consolidate and expand your knowledge of French grammar and vocabulary and give you opportunities to develop your skills in listening to, speaking, reading and writing French.

Paper title Intermediate French
Paper code FREN232
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First 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 132 or FREN 102
Restriction
FREN 111 or FREN 211 or FREN 333 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
The prerequisite does not apply to students who have had more than three years of schooling in French.
Teaching staff
Convenor: PC French
More information link
View further information for FREN 232
Paper Structure
The grammar content of the paper covers revision of the first seven tenses, adjectives and adverbs, pronouns and relative pronouns. Course materials provide cultural content from pains au chocolat to Coco Chanel. Clips from recent French films are incorporated into classes. There are four contact hours a week - two language classes, one tutorial and one oral class with a native speaker.
Textbooks
A set of Course Materials is available for purchase from UniPrint or downloadable from Blackboard.The "French Grammar" handbook is recommended and may be purchased from UniPrint or borrowed from the Library.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, cultural understanding, self-motivation, lifelong learning. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete FREN 232 will have enhanced functionality and communicative ability in French language (listening, speaking, reading and writing) at around B1 in the CEFR. They will also have a richer awareness and appreciation of French culture.
Eligibility
Suitable for students who have completed 4-5 years of French at high school (NCEA Level 2 or 3) or who have completed FREN 132, or who have an appropriate level of French.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Lecture

Weeks: 9-14,16-22 Wed : 15:00-15:50
Weeks: 9-14,16-17,19-22 Mon : 15:00-15:50

Tutorial

Weeks: 9-12,16-18,20-21 Fri : 11:00-11:50
or Fri : 12:00-12:50
or Fri : 13:00-13:50
or Fri : 14:00-14:50

Oral Class

Weeks: 9-12,14,16,18,20-22 Tues : 14:00-14:50
or Tues : 15:00-15:50
or Tues : 16:00-16:50
or Thurs : 10:00-10:50
or Thurs : 11:00-11:50
or Thurs : 12:00-12:50