French (FREN) 383

Pratique orale thématique (Revision 1)

FREN 383 course cover

Permanently closed March 13, 2014.

Delivery Mode: Individualized study

Credits: 3

Area of Study: Humanities

Prerequisite: FREN 362 et autorisation du professeur

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

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FREN 383 has a Challenge for Credit option.

Overview

L'objectif du cours est de mieux s'exprimer pour être mieux compris. L'étudiant(e) sera encouragé(e) à s'exprimer oralement sur des thèmes actuels reliés au quotidien. La communication orale se fera sous forme de dialogues (tuteur/étudiant(e)), et monologues (sur cassette).

Outline

Unité 1: Présentation et organisation du discours. Exposer, S'expliquer, Exercice thématique 1: Présentation de sa ville natale. Guide pratique 1.

Unité 2: Donner une image du réel. Illustrer, Donner un exemple. Exercice pratique 1, Exercice sur cassette 1.

Unité 3: Communiquer, c'est exprimer son opinion, Donner son avis, Concéder, Minimiser, Exercice pratique 2, Exercice sur cassette 2, Exercice thématique 2: Le Marché du travail

Unité 4: Communiquer, c'est prendre la parole. Protester, Persuader, Rassurer. Guide pratique 2

Unité 5: Communiquer, c'est s'interroger. Certain, Probable/Improbable, Possible/Impossible. Exercice pratique 3, Exercice sur cassette 3, Exercice thématique 3: L'environnement

Unité 6: Communiquer, C'est improviser. Description et présentation d'un objet. Les nouvelles du jour. Situations improvisées.

Evaluation

The course composite mark for this course is made up of a choice of two out of the three tutor-marked “Exercices pratiques,” three tutor-marked “Exercices sur cassette,” three “Exercices thématiques,” and one “Examen oral.”

To receive credit for FREN 383, you must achieve a course composite grade of at least “D” (50 percent) and a grade of at least 50 percent on the oral examination. The weighting of the course assignments is as follows:

Exercises pratiques (2 @ 10%) Exercises sur cassette (3 @ 8.3%) Exercices thématiques (3 @ 8.3%) Examen oral Total
20% 25% 25% 30% 100%

Final Exam

The University will supply a blank cassette tape for the exam. It is the responsibility of students to bring a cassette player/recorder to the exam in order to record their answers. If they do not have a cassette player/recorder they can request that the invigilator supply one. This can only be done at the invigilator’s discretion. Students will find more information on this in the section entitled “Précisions sur l’examen oral” of the Study Guide.

To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.

Course Materials

Textbooks

Cuisinier, Suzanne. 1985. L'actualité, Textes pour l'enseignement de la langue française. Didier: Ville LaSalle, Québec.

Vigner, Gérard. 1979. Parler et convaincre. Hachette.

Other Materials

The course materials also include a study guide.

Challenge for Credit Course Overview

The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.

Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.

Challenge Evaluation

To receive credit for the FREN 383 challenge registration, you must write a Final Examination and achieve a grade of at least “D” (50 percent) on the examination.

Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form

Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.

Opened in Revision 1.

Updated January 21 2016 by SAS