Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
FR30310
Module Title
The Language of Business and Current Affairs
Academic Year
2022/2023
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
Pre-Requisite
(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 3 French
Pre-Requisite
Intended mainly for MLBA or Single Honours students.
Co-Requisite
Reading List
Other Staff

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Written  In-class test 40 Minutes  30%
Semester Assessment Oral  Oral presentation 15 Minutes  40%
Semester Assessment Written  Written assessment 1: Creative assessment 1500 Words  30%
Supplementary Assessment Oral  Oral presentation 15 Minutes  40%
Supplementary Assessment Written  Written assessment 1: Creative assessment 1500 Words  30%
Supplementary Assessment Written  In-class test 40 Minutes  30%

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module, students will be well adapted to a career in the French commercial world.

Translate selected unseen passages in class

Prepare passages for translation and discussion in class

Demonstrate active command of business French Language

Verbal communication, organisation, research, knowledge of field

Written communication, organisation, research, knowledge of field

Brief description

Translation, composition and comprehension of texts involving the use of the contemporary French language used in the world
of business and current affairs.

For the oral presentation element, students will be asked to form themselves into groups no larger than 4. They will be asked to research particular topics and then to present their findings, in French, in class. Each member of the group will be expected to conduct research and to participate in the oral presentation.

Students will be set such tasks as reporting on the economic policies of one particular political party in France; or on a multinational company; or on a Societe Anonyme in France; or on the impact and importance of one company or a particular industry on a French region.

Content

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Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Creative Problem Solving Translation skills and Written skills in the target language. Translation skills Spanish into English/Welsh

Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6