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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This intensive language course is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of French.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study Yes
Diagnostic Test

This course has a diagnostic test which you must take before selecting this course. More information about the Diagnostic Tests

  • Dr Aine Larkin

Qualification Prerequisites

  • UoA French FRBEG
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

This course 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).

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR1024 or FR1025.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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

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

Formative Assessment

Weekly formative assessments of different aspects of written French language.


Written and/or verbal feedback is given on all assessments. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral classes.

Course Learning Outcomes


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