The University of Tasmania has partnered with Macquarie University in the teaching of some languages. In place of this unit, please complete an application for Cross-Institutional Study and submit to UTAS UConnect to apply for cross-institutional enrolment in the equivalent Macquarie University unit.
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This is an introductory unit for students with little or no prior knowledge of French. The unit places its main stress on the development of a sound basic knowledge of the structure of the language and on practice in the four basic language skills bringing students to a degree of linguistic competence equivalent to level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference languages. Work with authentic material and audio-visual material supports this integrated approach to language learning.
|Unit name||Introduction to French 1A|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Coordinator||Doctor Billy Badger|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Understand and use very basic expressions to satisfy concrete needs
- Introduce yourself and ask others questions about personal details
- Interact simply as long as the other person speaks slowly and clearly
- Recognise and conjugate verbs from the three main conjugation groups
- Distinguish the gender of commonly used nouns
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (20%)|Test or quiz (20%)|Test or quiz (20%)|Test or quiz (20%)|Test or quiz (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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