2 x 2-hour tutorials weekly
1 FREN2201 - Intermediate French Part 1
1a FREN2121 - Upper Level French A: Part 1
1b FREN2121A - Upper Level French A: Part 1
1c FREN2123 - Upper Level French B: Part 1
1d FREN2123A - Upper Level French B: Part 1
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of FREN2122, FREN2124 has been successfully completed
Topic description
In this topic emphasis is placed on extending further students' oral-aural comprehension, as well as their understanding and use of both spoken and written French.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • consolidate and expand students' knowledge of French grammatical structures and vocabulary acquired at previous levels

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

  • develop further students' proficiency in both written and spoken French on a range of socio-cultural topics at a generalist level

  • develop further skills for basic textual analysis and literary readings in authentic French

  • develop further listening skills through audio comprehensions
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic, students will be able to:

  • communicate in speech and writing on a range of familiar topics using grammatical, syntactical and phonetic structures acquired throughout the semester

  • read and discuss authentic written and oral texts of moderate difficulty

  • sustain a conversation on a range of sociocultural topics at a generalist level using appropriate structures and vocabulary

  • read and describe short literary texts written in authentic French

  • recognise and effectively discriminate sounds and speech patterns of moderate complexity