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FR4592: FRENCH LANGUAGE FOR SPECIALIZED PURPOSES (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Jul 2017 09:41


Course Overview

This course is only open to students who are Senior 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
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Roger Ravet

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • French (FR)
  • Programme Level 4

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

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

38 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

4 written assessments each worth 25% of the overall grade.

Formative Assessment

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

Feedback

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.

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