Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
French Language (Single Hons European Languages: Minor Language)
Academic Year
Semester 1 (Taught over 2 semesters)
(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 3 French.
Only available to Single Honours European Languages students.
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Translation 11 x 1 Hour Translations
Grammar 11 x 1 Hour Grammar
Grammar 15 x 1 Hour Grammar
Translation 10 x 1 Hour Translations


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 10 pieces of written work over the course of the year (eight assignments to be completed at home and two in-class (one per semester))  100%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   2 hour written examination.  100%

Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the module should be able to comprehend and translate accurately from a variety of registers in French.

Brief description

This module forms part of the core Level 3 programme in European Languages (French Minor) and is one of the three written language courses taken in that year. It aims to deepen students' understanding of French as a written language, and emphasises translation from and into French, paying attention in particular to accurate and idiomatic use of language. Students who successfully complete the module should feel that they have a sound awareness of the workings of French grammar, and that they can translate competently and accurately from French into English.


This module is at CQFW Level 6