Module Identifier FR11420  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Kader Izri  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite AS level (or equivalent) in French  
Mutually Exclusive FR10120, FR10210 (+ FF10120), FR11220, FR11320  
Course delivery Lecture   22 Hours (2 per week)  
  Practical   11 Hours (1 oral class per week  
  Practical   11 Hours (1 Language Laboratory class per week)  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam2 Hours  30%
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: 6 written assignments and tests (30%), oral participation and presentation (10%)40%
Semester Assessment.25 Hours Oral Examination:  30%

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students should have consolidated their oral and written skills in French and have developed these to a level comparable with a high ''A'' level grade. They should have developed confidence in their abillity to communicate in the target language, both in speech and in a variety of written registers.

Brief description

The module is intended for students with an AS level (or equivalent qualification) in French, an increasing number of whom will be entering university from 2002. It is tailored to the specific linguistic competence of these students, providing revision and consilidation of AS level work, while it aims to move them forward towards a high 'A' level competency. Together with FR11520, the module is designed to stimulate the number of students following an Honours degree in French.

Reading Lists

Mike Garnier and Jean Picard (2000) The French Experience II (first half of book) BBC Books (available in Arts Centre Bookshop) ISBN 0-563-40020-X
(2001) Collins - Robert Bilingual Dictionary Harper & Collins ISBN 0-00-470526-2
Recommended: a grammar book


This module is at CQFW Level 4