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FR4059: LEVEL 4 FRENCH LANGUAGE 1 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:46


Course Overview

This fourth year French language course is run over the full session and is only open to Single Honours degree in French students. The pre-requisite for this course is FR3041.

This course is assessed by way of continuous (4 equally weighted assignments) and summative assessments (Examination Papers 1, 2 & 3).

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Both Sessions Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Roger Ravet

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

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

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MA French Studies
  • MA French Studies(Mode B)

Contact Teaching Time

76 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt: French Honours language examinations: 3 three-hour written examinations (100%)

Formative Assessment

All assignments done in classes have a formative role.

Feedback

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.

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