Module Identifier FR10210  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Professor David Trotter  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Pre-Requisite A level or equivalent  
Mutually Exclusive FR11220, FR11320  
Course delivery Contact Hours   Total of 36 Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals (to include CALL)  
Assessment Exam   Oral Examination.   80%  
  Continuous assessment     20%  

Aims of the module
The aim of the course is the acquisition of oral and aural skills in French in order to develop communicative competence. Errors are rectified with special attention given to pronunciation.

By the end of the module, if you have made satisfactory progress, you will be able to:

- demonstrate your commitment to authentic French pronunciation
- carry on discussion and debate at a standard appropriate to level 1
- respond with clear understanding to spoken French
- demonstrate familiarity and confidence in the spoken application of French grammar
- give your own insights into key aspects of French society
- select media articles, audio and video tapes for discussion in class
- perform simple role plays in French
- make individual presentations in French
- demonstrate an improvement in fluency since entry
- make both supervised and independent use of video, language laboratory, satellite television to practice oral and aural skill

Progress in oral use of language is assessed continuously in class as well as by examination at the end of the year. All assessment is designed to measure your progress against learning outcomes at the appropriate level