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FR 1023
LEVEL 1 FRENCH LANGUAGE 1A: BEGINNERS/NEAR BEGINNERS (STANDARD GRADE/GCSE OR BELOW)
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Áine Larkin

Pre-requisite(s): Students will be allocated to the appropriate level 1 French language course (FR 1018; FR 1019; FR 1020; FR 1023, FR 1024; FR 1025) on the basis of a diagnostic test taken at the beginning of the academic year.

Note(s): This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 1019; FR 1020; FR 1023 or FR 1024.

This intensive language course is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of French. It concentrates on the acquisition of basic grammar and vocabulary, and on the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. In addition to the four weekly classes, students will complete a structured programme of self learning in the Language Centre (1 hour per week).

2 one-hour lecture, 1 one-hour tutorial, 1 one-hour oral class per week.

1st Attempt:  1 two-hour written examination (80%) and  in-course assessment: 4 linguistic exercises (20%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).