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FREN333 Advanced French 1

An extension of the communicative approach seeking to develop linguistic skills appropriate to students’ future career and social needs.

Are you interested in advancing your knowledge of one of the most important world languages? This paper aims to continue to build on basic skills in French through the study of current affairs.

Paper title Advanced French 1
Paper code FREN333
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $835.20
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,435.00

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Prerequisite
FREN 232 or FREN 211.

If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email languages@otago.ac.nz for assistance.
Restriction
FREN 311, FREN 331, FREN 334 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Classes are primarily delivered in French.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Pat Duffy
Paper Structure
We undertake a "tour de France" of relevant issues and topics featuring contemporary life in France, including the influence of France in the world, developments in French identity, environmental issues, social issues and regional studies (history and development). Classes emphasise student participation through tutorial-style work (video clips, texts/exercises, orals, pronunciation practice).
Textbooks
Teaching materials to be handed out in class and/or made available through Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
  • Communicate in French at an advanced level (B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, orCEFR), including aural comprehension
  • Improve pronunciation
  • Improve basic grammar
  • Hone writing skills
  • Expand vocabulary in a range of current topics
  • Increase knowledge of contemporary France

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-12, 14-16, 18-22
AND one stream from
M1 Tuesday 16:00-16:50 9-12, 14-22
AND one stream from
N1 Thursday 16:00-16:50 9-12, 14-22

Oral Class

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 10:00-10:50 9-12, 14, 16-20
A2 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-12, 14, 16-20
A3 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 9-12, 14, 16-20

An extension of the communicative approach seeking to develop linguistic skills appropriate to students’ future career and social needs.

Are you interested in advancing your knowledge of one of the most important world languages? This paper aims to continue to build on basic skills in French through the study of current affairs.

Paper title Advanced French 1
Paper code FREN333
Subject French
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2017 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
FREN 232 or FREN 211.

If you have previous knowledge of the language you can still enrol in this paper via Special Permission by proceeding with your application process to the Review and Submit page or email languages@otago.ac.nz for assistance.
Restriction
FREN 311, FREN 331, FREN 334 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
Classes are primarily delivered in French.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Pat Duffy
Paper Structure
We undertake a "tour de France" of relevant issues and topics featuring contemporary life in France, including the influence of France in the world, developments in French identity, environmental issues, social issues and regional studies (history and development). Classes emphasise student participation through tutorial-style work (video clips, texts/exercises, orals, pronunciation practice).
Textbooks
Teaching materials consist of a coursepack available for purchase from Uniprint.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
  • Communicate in French at an advanced level (B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or CEFR), including aural comprehension
  • Improve pronunciation
  • Improve basic grammar
  • Hone writing skills
  • Expand vocabulary in a range of current topics
  • Increase knowledge of contemporary France

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
L1 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22
Tuesday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22

Oral Class

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15, 17-20