FRENCH 101G Introductory French 1

FRENCH 101G | Open | Summer School and Semester One 2024 | City Campus


Introduces students to spoken and written French. It is delivered through two 90-minute sessions per week on campus, blended with an on-line component that uses up-to-date methodology and extensive multimedia materials. It is open to beginners or near beginners. Students who have achieved 24 recent credits in Level 1 NCEA French or 12-16 recent credits in Level 2 NCEA French (or equivalent previous study) should enrol in FRENCH 102. FRENCH 101 does not count towards a major in French.

May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate Communicate in French. Develop linguistic skills (speaking, listening, writing and reading) via engagement with the specific content set out in the course overview and weekly planner. 
  2. Gain knowledge and understanding of French culture and society. 
  3. Work actively together with classmates in discussions and collaborative learning. 
  4. Evaluate and reflect honestly on one's own learning, choose and commit to best strategies, identify deficiencies and remedial work necessary to consolidate and improve learning. 
  5. Relate course content to one's personal and social situation.


By enrolling in a General Education language course you are declaring that you have no previous knowledge or study in the language. The University may cancel your enrolment in this course at any time in the semester if you are found to have prior knowledge or study in the language. Further assessment of your language ability may be required and your enrolment may be changed if found to be at a higher level than is permitted for General Education language courses.

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