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FRNC3634: French 8

2024 unit information

In this unit of study, students will develop further their oral and written skills, and their understanding of French and Francophone culture. Emphasis will be placed on developing an argument with rigor and precision, and improving students' fluency, spontaneity and accuracy. Students will also have the opportunity to practice translation skills. A range of authentic material will be used, drawn from written, audio-visual media and literary sources.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Arts and Social Sciences

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC3633 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3621 or FRNC3625
FRNC3631 or FRNC2303 or FRNC2304
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. present ideas in a rigorously structured and convincing manner
  • LO2. develop written skills through translation principles and techniques
  • LO3. demonstrate an advanced understanding of various aspects of French and francophone culture
  • LO4. display high-level problem-solving and critical analysis skills developed through independent and collaborative research activities related to French and francophone language and culture, and its place in the world
  • LO5. demonstrate a high degree of cultural competence and sense of professional and social responsibility that will enable you to make a positive contribution to future work environments and to society.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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