2 x 2-hour seminars weekly
Enrolment not permitted
FREN1121 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s); Test(s); Aural; Oral; Tutorial participation.
Topic description
This topic provides students with an intensive introduction to the sounds, structures and vocabulary of standard French. It aims to have students actively reading, writing and speaking simple French by the end of the semester. Use of computer and audio facilities is a required component of this topic.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • introduce beginner students to the sounds, structures and vocabulary of standard modern French

  • expose beginner students to social and cultural aspects of contemporary France

  • assist students in developing language learning skills and basic learning strategies
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic, students will be able to:

  • recognise, recall and reproduce the basic sounds, structures and vocabulary of elementary French

  • take part in structured conversations using elementary French

  • focus on learning styles and strategies