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FR 2002

Course Co-ordinator: Dr R Ravet

Pre-requisite(s): FR 1520 or (for Accelerated Degree entry only) A level at grade B or Advanced Higher at Grade A in French.

Building on work done in FR 1520, the course will develop further language skills, both receptive (aural comprehension capacity through tuition based on audio and video material; reading comprehension through analysis of written French and translation into English) and productive (composition and letter-writing; translation into French; oral language). Classes on grammatical and linguistic analysis will contribute to the development of both sets of skills. In addition students will complete a structured self learning programme of aural study and grammatical reinforcement study.

1 weekly one-hour written language and grammar class; 1 weekly one-hour oral practice class; 1 fortnightly one-hour aural comprehension class; 1 fortnightly reading comprehension and composition class.

Summative assessment:
1st attempt: 1 two-hour written examination (75%) and 1 oral examination (25%). A satisfactory level of performance in coursework (average CAS of 12) covering a range of linguistic skills will exempt candidates from the examination.

1 two-hour written examination (75%) and 1 oral examination (25%).