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FR3041: LEVEL 3 FRENCH LANGUAGE 1 (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:33

Course Overview

This third year French language course which is run over the full session is only open to Single Honours degree in French students. The pre-requisite for this course is FR2502 or FR2512.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Roger Ravet

Qualification Prerequisites


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Course Description

Language teaching falls into three broad areas all of which complement each other and contribute to the student's overall command of the French language. One class taken by a native French speaker focuses on oral communicative skills; while another develops competence in the written language at a formal level and also concentrates on the practical applications of language, developing both written and spoken competence in a variety of different registers.
The Junior and Senior Honours language courses form a continuum for which the final assessment is not made until the end of the Senior Honours year. FR3041 aims at preparing students for their Final Examinations in written and spoken language at the end of their Senior Honours year.  It is assessed by means of six pieces of work which are required to gain the credits for this course.

Further Information & Notes

This course is run over the full session.

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: French Honours language examinations (100%). Any student who follows this course but decides not to proceed to Level 4 will be examined by in-course assessment: five language exercises equally weighted (100%).

See French Handbook for detailed explanation.
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (75%) and 1 oral examination (25%).

Formative Assessment

All assignments done in classes have a formative role.


Written assignments completed as homework receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria (though these marks do not count towards the classification of the degree), and written feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. For activities carried out in class verbal feedback is given by the tutor and other members of the group. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

Course Learning Outcomes


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