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.
Once you have submitted your application, we will notify you of our approval and provide further instruction on applying to Macquarie University.
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|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
Dr Anthony Page
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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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.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Task 1: In-class test x 2 (20%)
Task 2: In-class reading comprehension x 2 (20%)
Task 3: Quiz x 4 (20%)
Task 4: Listening test x 2 (20%)
Task 5: Oral presentation (20%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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