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Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27

Course Overview

This course is only open to students who are Junior Honours students in French Studies (Single/Joint). It requires a good level of written and oral French as all the assessments will be produced in French. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second 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?

  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • French (FR)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • FR3569 French Language Specialised Purposes (Passed)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Students will be introduced to, and work with, authentic language material relating to various professional contexts. The work of the course will involve composition and report writing, translation, oral presentations, and discussion panels on specific topics related to the contexts mentioned above.

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: 4 equally weighted assignments (three written and one oral) (100%) Resit: 1 two-hour written examination (60%) and one oral presentation (40%)

Formative Assessment

The first written assignments have a formative as well as a summative role.


The above assignments receive CAS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

Course Learning Outcomes


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