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|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$851.85|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,585.00|
- 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 email@example.com for assistance.
- FREN 311, FREN 331, FREN 334 or any other more advanced French language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Classes are primarily delivered in French.
- 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).
- 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.
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- 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