|| FR11220 |
|| BASIC FRENCH |
|| 2003/2004 |
|| Mr Kader Izri |
|| Semester 1 |
|| little or no knowledge of French required |
| Course delivery
|| Other || 48 Hours Contact Hours. 5 hours per week |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||1.5 Hours French written exam in January||40%|
|Semester Assessment|| 6 written assignments||20%|
|Semester Assessment|| weekly oral/aural tests and participation||40%|
On completion of this module, students will have covered most chapters in ''Voila! A new course in French for adult beginners'', and should be able to communicate on a basic level in spoken and written French.
Students will have acquired a basic knowledge about language in general as well as a basic grasp of French linguistic structures. Students will have been introduced to the cultural context in which those French structures are used.
This module is open to all students - with little or no knowledge of the French language - regardless of their main subjects. Those taking it successfully in their first year in College could follow FR11320 in their second year and other French modules in their third year.
To offer students an opportunity to study French at university level, particularly as an adjunct to their main subjects, and with exchange programmes such as ERASMUS/SOCRATES in mind and an increase in labour mobility in Europe.
To make available to a wider constituency the cultural, personal, academic and vocational benefits of an awareness of a major European and international language.
Truscott, S; Mitchell, M; Tauzin, B. (1994) Le Francais a Grande Vitesse
Hachette FLE ISBN 2.01.020322.4
(2001) Collins-Robert bilingual dictionary
Harper Collins ISBN 0-00-470526-2
Recommended: a grammar book
This module is at CQFW Level 4