Module Identifier FR30310  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Mr Emyr Jones  
Semester Semester 2  
Pre-Requisite (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 3 French, Intended mainly for MLBA or Single Honours students.  
Co-Requisite FR30130  
Course delivery Lecture   15 lectures / seminars / tutorials  
Assessment Continuous assessment   Two written exercises plus one oral presentation   40%  
  Exam   2 Hours   60%  

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.

Learning outcomes

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