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Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04

Course Overview

This course builds on the work done in FR1023, providing students with an adequate command of French language to allow them the possibility of continuing their studies into level 2 and Honours. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
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  • Dr Aine Larkin

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Course Description

Building on work done in FR1023 the course will develop greater receptive and productive language skills, enabling students to understand authentic spoken and written French, and to express themselves in speech and writing with a reasonable degree of facility and accuracy. In addition to the four weekly classes, students will complete a structured programme of self learning in the Language Centre (1 hour per week).

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Language Seminar during University weeks 25 - 34, 38
  • 1 Oral during University weeks 25 - 34, 38

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Summative Assessments

Week 4 test: 10%
Week 7 test: 10%
Week 9 test: 30%
Oral test: 20%
Final test: 30%


Resit (for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21):  

Written exam (60%)
Oral exam (40%)

Resit (for students who took the course in Academic Year 2019/20 and C8 students):

Written exam (60%)
Oral exam (40%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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