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FR 1523
LEVEL 1 FRENCH LANGUAGE 1B: BEGINNERS/NEAR BEGINNERS
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Áine Larkin

Pre-requisite(s): Normally FR 1018 but may also be taken (i) by students who have studied French for at least 3 years and pass a diagnostic test at an appropriate level; (ii) by students who have failed FR 1019.

Note(s): This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 1520.

Building on work done in FR1018 the course will develop greater receptive and productive language skills, enabling students to understand authentic spoken and written French, and to express themselves in speech and writing with a reasonable degree of facility and accuracy. In addition to the four weekly classes, students will complete a structured programme of self learning in the Language Centre (1 hour per week).

3 one-hour written language classes, 1 one-hour oral class per week.

1st Attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (60%); 1 oral examination (20%); and in-course assessment: 4 linguistic exercises (20%).

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (80%) and 1 oral examination (20%).