|| FR20310 |
|| LANGUAGE OF BUSINESS 1 |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| Mr Kader Izri |
|| Semester 1 |
|| Intended mainly for MLBA or Single Honours students. (Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 French. |
|| FR20120 or FF20120 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 1 per week |
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 4 per semester |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours ||60%|
|Semester Assessment|| Continuous Assessment: 2 written translations plus 1 oral presentation.||40%|
|Supplementary Exam|| 1 x 2 hour examination if continuous assessment submitted. 1 x 3 hour examination if no continuous assessment submitted||100%|
On completion of this module, students will be well based to continue with their study of this field during their year abroad, and ready to embark on the advanced course on the same subject during their fourth year.
This module is aimed primaliry at students of Business Studies, Accounting and Computer Science. It offers and introduction to the linguistic registers of business and current affairs, and seeks to provide students with practical vocabulary in such areas as accountancy, banking, stock exchange and the organisation of business enterprises. Use will be made of authentic current affairs materials and the module aims to develop practical written skills including the writing of letters, reports, and summaries.
Work will be based on (a) texts for translation (b) comprehension exercises on economic/political matters (c) a study of an important commercial area (e.g. the wine industry) (d) students' presentations on an approved topic (e.g. the introduction of the euro).
This module is at CQFW Level 5