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FR4060: LEVEL 4 FRENCH LANGUAGE 2 (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 Joint Honours degree in French students. The pre-requisite for this course is FR3042.


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

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Roger Ravet

Qualification Prerequisites


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

  • FR3042 Level 3 French Language 2 (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • French (FR) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FR4004 Level 4 French Language 3 (Studied)
  • FR4059 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 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 2 x three-hour written examinations (100%)

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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