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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Philip Anderson


Previously coded FRN4600


Varied oral and written tasks with particular emphasis on analytical reading and writing activities of relevance to the preparation of the dissertation.


On completion of this unit students should have practised and improved:

  1. Their written, aural and oral skills in French with particular reference to French as it is used in an academic context.
  2. Their reading and analytical skills in relation to texts representative of selected areas of French Studies.
  3. Their skills in written and oral summary, synthesis and critique of texts representative of selected areas of French Studies.
  4. Their use of discourse of exposition and argument in French.
  5. Their research skills in sourcing information and acknowledging sources through library use and preparation of bibliographies.
  6. Their skills in planning and drafting oral and written versions of an academic paper.
  7. Their skills in planning and drafting a dissertation, from the defining of a research question on.


Written work: 60%
Oral presentations: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Philip Anderson

Contact hours

3 hours (1 x 1 hour and 1 x 2 hour tutorial) per week


At least ATS3066