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FRNC2627: French Contemporary History and Culture

This unit is required for the major in the intermediate stream. It will introduce students to the study of French and Francophone contemporary history and social issues and the development of French national and cultural identity in modern times. The unit will also develop listening, reading, writing and analytical skills through close study of a variety of authentic audiovisual and written texts.

Code FRNC2627
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC2604 or FRNC2002 or FRNC1622
FRNC2625 or FRNC3002 or FRNC1602

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. acquire in-depth knowledge of French society & culture
  • LO2. develop key critical skills (visual and textual analysis)
  • LO3. present ideas in a rigorous and convincing manner
  • LO4. develop ideas in a structured manner, formulate and solve theoretical issues
  • LO5. build up research methodologies and tools in French
  • LO6. understand and analyse relations between cultural/artistic objects and social events
  • LO7. engage with cultural diversity of French and francophone societies.

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