2 x 2-hour tutorials weekly
Enrolment not permitted
1 of FREN2121, FREN2123 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
This topic is for students who have attained a level equivalent to SACE Continuers OR have completed First year of French in the Beginners stream.

If you are uncertain as to whether you should enrol in this topic, please contact the topic coordinator.
Topic description
In this topic emphasis is placed on oral-aural comprehension, as well as on understanding and use of both spoken and written French.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • review and expand French grammatical structures and vocabulary acquired at previous levels

  • enhance students' communicative competence through participation in activities involving group or pair interaction

  • expose students to independent and collaborative learning and to language learning skill development

  • introduce students to basic textual analysis and literary readings in authentic French

  • assist students in developing listening skills for sound recognition and speech comprehension
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic, students will be able to:

  • identify the main points of clear standard speech and communicate in speech and writing on a range of familiar topics using simple language

  • recognise and use grammatical, syntactical, lexical and phonetic structures acquired throughout the semester

  • actively take part in writing and speaking French using appropriate structures and vocabulary

  • read and describe short texts and poems written in authentic French

  • recognise sounds and speech patterns of French spoken by native speakers in a range of sociocultural contexts