FREN232 seeks to consolidate the student’s understanding of French grammar and develop the student’s skills at listening, speaking, reading and writing French. A mixture of large and small group classes and an abundance of resources made available online allow students plenty of opportunities to work in a self-directed way on improving their all-round competence in French.
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Written and oral French consolidating grounding already acquired. The objectives are vocabulary expansion, a sound knowledge of language structures and the ability to communicate in French.
Have you studied French at school and wish to enhance your command of this major world language? FREN 232 will consolidate and expand your knowledge of French grammar and vocabulary and give you opportunities to develop your skills in listening to, speaking, reading and writing French.
|Paper title||Intermediate French|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$913.95|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.40|
- FREN 102 or FREN 132
- FREN 111 or FREN 211 or FREN 333 or any other more advanced French language paper
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- The prerequisite does not apply to students who have had more than three years of schooling in French. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
- Suitable for students who have completed 4-5 years of French at secondary school (NCEA Level 2 or 3) or who have completed FREN 132 or who have an appropriate level of French.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Barbara Stone
- Paper Structure
The grammar content of the paper covers revision of the first seven tenses, adjectives and adverbs, pronouns and relative pronouns. Course materials provide cultural content from Molière to Coco Chanel. Clips from recent French films are incorporated into classes.
There are four contact hours a week - three language classes and one oral class with a native speaker.
- Teaching Arrangements
- There are three lectures and one oral class per week.
A set of Course Materials is available for purchase from UniPrint or downloadable from Blackboard.
The "French Grammar" handbook is recommended and may be purchased from UniPrint or the relevant chapters downloaded from Blackboard.
- 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 FREN 232 will have
- enhanced functionality and communicative ability in French language (listening, speaking, reading and writing) at around B1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages(CEFR)
- a richer awareness and appreciation of French culture