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Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:33

Course Overview

This course is intended for students who have studied French to the equivalent of Scottish Higher or beyond.  Building on the work done in the first semester in FR1024 or FR1025, it seeks to enable students to consolidate and extend their knowledge of French, written and spoken.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second 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 Glynn Hesketh

Qualification Prerequisites


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Course Description

Building on work done in FR 1024 or FR 1025, the course will develop greater receptive and productive language skills through weekly classes which will focus respectively on written language, aural language and oral language. In addition students will complete a structured programme of private study, including listening materials and grammatical work.

Further Information & Notes

This course may NOT be included as part of a graduating curriculum with FR 1523.

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 (66%) and 1 ninety-minute aural/oral examination (34%). A satisfactory level of performance in coursework covering a range of linguistic skills will exempt candidates from the examination.

Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (66%) and 1 aural/oral examination (34%).

Formative Assessment

3 formative assessments of different aspects of written French language, 1 formative assessment of aural French language, and 1 formative assessment of oral French language.


The above assessments are given CAS marks, and written or verbal feedback is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance is also given in both written language classes and oral/aural classes.

Course Learning Outcomes


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