French Language 3

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Language 3

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FRNL11-110 French Language 2 is essential and must be taken prior to enrolling in this subject.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    This is an intermediate level subject which enables students to develop their knowledge of written and spoken French to attain a general functional proficiency. Student presentations are a feature of this level. At the end of the subject, students will have gained an understanding of the culture and traditions of France and the Francophone world. Proficiency in communication is the objective of this French course, following the approach used in the previous levels. This program aims at enhancing the students' debating and reasoning skills as well as sharpening their auditory skills. Activities and instruction at this level are conducted extensively in French. Language is viewed as an instrument of communication. Oral presentations based on WWW and Library research, will give the students the opportunity to enhance their proficiency level and gain confidence. These presentations replace the ORAL Mid-semester and Final Exams. A system of blended learning has been prepared for this class. Except during mid-semester exam week and Student Presentations, the second hour of the second seminar will be reserved for Independent learning. Students must familiarise themselves with the material from Version Originale 3, (Chapters 1 - 4) BEFORE each class in order to participate. Blogs and iLearn tasks facilitate classroom discussion.
     

    Learning Objectives
    1. Student is able to improve proficiency in communication through the use of oral presentations.
    2. Student demonstrates understanding of complex structures in French language through reading and written skills.
    3. Student shows understanding of complex grammatical structures through classroom discussions on themes from relevant chapters.
    4. Student shows ability to comprehend a wide variety of accents in spoken French through audio-visual exercises and aural exams.
    5. Student acquires a sound understanding of the culture of France and Francophone nations through reading and class discussions.
     

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.