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FREN334 Advanced French 2

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

Paper title Advanced French 2
Paper code FREN334
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 333
Restriction
FREN 311 or FREN 331 or FREN 335 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

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 course aims to continue to build on basic skills in the French through the study of current affairs.

Paper title Advanced French 2
Paper code FREN334
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 333
Restriction
FREN 311 or FREN 331 or FREN 335 or any other more advanced French language paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Convenor: Dr Pat Duffy
More information link
View further information about FREN 334
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
Communication, cultural understanding, lifelong learning, 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 CEFR) level, including aural comprehension
  • Improve pronunciation
  • Improve basic grammar
  • Hone writing skills
  • Expand vocabulary in a range of current topics
  • Increase knowledge of contemporary France
Eligibility
Suitable for undergraduate students in French who have completed FREN 333 (Advanced French 1). Classes are primarily delivered in French.
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

Lecture

Weeks: 28-34,36-39,41 Mon, Tues, Thurs : 16:00-16:50

Oral Class

Weeks: 29-32,34,36-39 Wed : 10:00-10:50
or Wed : 12:00-12:50
or Wed : 14:00-14:50