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FR4004: LEVEL 4 FRENCH LANGUAGE 3 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This fourth year French language course is run over the full session and is only open to students who study LLB (French or Belgian law), as well as any Degree with French as a minor subject. The pre-requisite for this course is FR3003.

This course carries 30 credits and is assessed by way of six equally weighted assignments.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Roger Ravet

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • One of MA Psychology with French (Studied) or MA Accountancy with French (Studied) or Bachelor of Laws and Belgian Law (with Honours) (Studied) or Bachelor of Laws and French Law (Honours) (Studied) or Bachelor of Laws with Options in French Language (Hons) (Studied) or BSc Psychology with French (Studied) or BSc Mathematics with French (Studied)
  • Either FR3003 Level 3 French Language 5 (Passed) or FR3090 Non Honours Level 3 French Language 1 (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FR4059 Level 4 French Language 1 (Studied)
  • FR4060 Level 4 French Language 2 (Studied)
  • FR4090 Non Honours Level 4 French Language 1 (Studied)
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Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Teaching falls into three broad areas that complement each other and contribute to the students’ overall command of the French language. There are three weekly class. One class taken by a native French speaker focuses on oral communicative skills. Hours A and B develop competence in the written language at a formal level, as well as in the practical applications of language, developing developing both written and spoken competence in a variety of registers. Hour A will focus on translation, whereas Hour B will be divided between Composition and associated work as well as Oral presentations.  

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 30 August 2024 for 1st half-session courses and 20 December 2024 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: In-course assessment; six language exercises equally weighted (100%). See French Handbook for detailed explanation.

Formative Assessment

All assignments done in classes have a formative as well as a summative role.


Written assignments completed as homework receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, 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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