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FRNC3606: Introductory French 6

This semester, students will learn about the world of French and Francophone literature and the arts and develop an understanding of some key cultural references. They will read and discuss a variety of short literary texts and in doing so, develop their vocabulary range and consolidate their knowledge of grammatical tenses. Essay-writing skills will be consolidated and students will work in teams on small projects to be presented to the class.

Code FRNC3606
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC2623 or FRNC2624 or FRNC1631 or FRNC1632

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

  • LO1. demonstrate a level of written and oral competence in French to at least CEFR level B1+ or above, including the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively on a range of familiar topics and in a range of genres
  • LO2. articulate an understanding of various aspects of French and Francophone culture (class; identity; multiculturalism)
  • LO3. apply a variety of grammatical rules to support effective communication (prĂ©positions; adverbes; conjonctions; pronoms relatifs)
  • LO4. analyse an extended literary text (context; themes; characterisation; structure; style)
  • LO5. evaluate existing research on aspects of French and Francophone and culture related to the literary text studied
  • LO6. analyse contemporary audio-visual texts delivered in standard language (TV news, audio recording, film).

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