An advanced-beginner-level communicative paper for students with some previous knowledge of French.
This paper engages students to further their knowledge of the basic vocabulary and
structures of French. The teaching methodology is student centered, with the lecturer
acting as facilitator, and the ultimate goal of this paper is to make the students
independent users of French.
Note: This paper is also taught in Summer School in 2018.
|Paper title||Introductory French 2|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$868.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,656.70|
- FREN 131 or FREN 101 or FREN 105
- FREN 102 or FREN 232 or any other more advanced French language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- May be offered for Summer School, pending approval.
- Teaching Arrangements
- The class meets for four hours a week, and smaller groups meet for an oral class once
Note: This paper is also taught in Summer School in 2018, meeting for two hours, five times a week.
- Suitable for students with some knowledge of French, typically those who have studied up to NCEA Level 1 in secondary school or who recently passed FREN 131 or FREN 105.
- Teaching staff
- Lecturer: Dr Christiane Leurquin
- 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.
- Vis-?á-vis, Amon, Muyskens, Omaggio Hadley, ed. McGraw-hill, 6th edition.
- Course outline
- View the course outline for FREN 132
- 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
- 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 their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need (level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or CEFR)