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FR3059: LEVEL 3 FRENCH LANGUAGE 12 (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This third year French language course which runs in the first half-session is only open to Francophone Erasmus students during their one half term residency at the University of Aberdeen.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session 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?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Francophone Erasmus Student (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FR3003 Level 3 French Language 5 (Studied)
  • FR3041 Level 3 French Language 1 (Studied)
  • FR3042 Level 3 French Language 2 (Studied)
  • FR3045 Level 3 French Language 9 (Studied)
  • FR3048 Level 3 French Language 14 (Studied)
  • FR3049 Level 3 French Language 16 (Studied)
  • FR3058 Level 3 French Language 6 (Studied)
  • FR3527 Level 3 French Language 7 (Studied)
  • FR3548 Level 3 French Language 15 (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

A range of source texts, including passages of journalism, will be studied, and the translation issues which they pose will be examined.
FR3059 is assessed on the basis of three equally weighted pieces of coursework.

Further Information & Notes

This course only runs in the first half-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: In-course assessment: three language exercises equally weighted (100%).

See French Handbook for detailed explanation.
Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (100%).

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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