Faculty of Arts


FRENCH 304

Advanced French Language 1


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for FRENCH 304.

Description

This course is designed to strengthen students' command of reading, writing, speaking and listening in French. Organised thematically and uses both textual and audiovisual material to introduce students to a range of communicative registers.

May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed.

Objectives

Features of the French language will be presented, in French, and practised in the four skills areas of reading, listening, speaking and writing; by the end of the course, in order to obtain a pass grade, students will be able, in French, to:

  • Demonstrate a competent working knowledge of vocabulary, language structures and cultural content covered both in Alter Ego 4 weekly topics and in supplementary authentic documents studied
  • Present a sustained oral and written argument
  • Demonstrate overall language proficiency equivalent to DELF B2

View the course syllabus

Availability 2018

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Kevin Mendousse

Reading/Texts

Dollez & Pons (2007), Alter Ego 4, Méthode de français B2 [selected chapters], Hachette Français Langue Etrangère, 2007.

Recommended Reading

Ollivier (1993, 2nd ed.), Grammaire française, 2007.

Assessment

Coursework and exam

Points

FRENCH 304: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

FRENCH 204


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