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Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19

Course Overview

This second year French language course which runs in the second half-session is only open to students who have followed FR2002. It will improve their written, oral and aural skills, and is one of the two second year French language pre-requisite courses to be allowed into the French honours Programme.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
  • Dr Roger Ravet

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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Course Description

Building on work done in FR 2002, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive (aural comprehension capacity through tuition based video material; reading comprehension through analysis of written French and translation into English) and productive (translation into French and oral language). Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the further development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme of aural study and grammatical reinforcement study.

Assessment will be based on a 2-hour written examination (75%) and an oral examination (25%). The written examination will consist of a prose and a Use of French exercise. The oral examination will test both comprehension and productive skills. However, satisfactory performance in the course work assessments will qualify students for exemption from the examination. 

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

4x online tests 25% each


Resit; online take home exam 100%

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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