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

    Writing your diary or a love poem in French while in Paris? Writing an essay or your dissertation in French while on exchange in France? FREN 336 will help you improve your writing skills in one of the most important European languages and will certainly boost your future career and social needs.

    About this paper

    Paper title Advanced French 4
    Subject French
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    One of FREN 221, FREN 311, FREN 331, FREN 335
    FREN 321, FREN 332
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    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 for assistance.

    Suitable for students with good French language skills.

    Teaching staff

    Constantin Grigorut

    Paper Structure
    Very complex weekly exercises of dynamic, adaptive French grammar combined with complex individual writing projects aimed at mastery of grammatical and lexical systems in French, as well as the development of intercultural competence and creativity.

    Le Petit Robert (any edition).

    Le nouveau Bescherelle: l'art de conjuger (any edition).

    Bescherelle: French verbs (any edition).

    Maurice Grevisse. Le Bon Usage (any edition).

    Dictionnaire de synonymes (any edition).

    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 who successfully complete this paper should develop:

    • A high level of writing skills in French
    • A high level of oral communication skills, useful not only in everyday situations, but also in a more specific (cultural or scientific) environment
    • A high level of self-motivation through major written projects in French


    Semester 2

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 14:00-14:50 29-35, 37-42
    Wednesday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
    Thursday 09:00-09:50 29-35, 37-42
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