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97401 French Language and Culture 1

8cp; 4hpw; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval


This subject is designed to provide students, who have no prior knowledge of the French language, with basic reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in French. The subject allows for an understanding of the sociocultural context in which the language is used. By the end of the semester, students are able to understand and use familiar words and basic sentence structures. They learn to answer and ask simple questions about themselves and others, describe people and surroundings, give directions and interact in a simple way on a familiar topic such as an invitation to go out or a restaurant situation.

Typical availability

Autumn semester, City campus

Detailed subject description.

Fee information

  • 2015 contribution for commencing Commonwealth-supported students: $1025 (Note: Students who commenced prior to 1 January 2010 should consult the Fees Calculator by Subject for relevant student contribution charges for Commonwealth-supported students. Not all students are eligible for Commonwealth-supported places.)
  • Fees for postgraduate domestic fee-paying students and international students are charged according to the course they are enrolled in. Students should refer to the Domestic Fees Search: Postgraduate and Research or International Fees Search.
  • Subject EFTSL: 0.167

Access conditions

Note: The requisite information presented in this subject description covers only academic requisites. Full details of all enforced rules, covering both academic and admission requisites, are available at access conditions and My Student Admin.