French Language and Society 2 (intermediate)
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Mr Francois Simon CMK. C802
Available as an outside option to all undergraduate and General Course students. Students can take this course in any year of their studies following approval from the teacher responsible and subject to their own programme regulations.
Students must have completed French Language and Society 1 (beginner) (LN131).
A good pass at GSCE/AS Level or its equivalent is required.An interview with the course co-ordinator prior to registration is compulsory.
A bridge from intermediate to advanced study of the French language within the framework of social sciences and culture,that underpin French contemporary Society. In a dynamic and communicative way the course develops all four language skills (i.e. speaking, listening, reading and writing) through individual and group work, topical discussions, authentic and web-based multi-media materials. The focus is on accuracy as well as communication that advance students’ language competence, transferable skills and cultural awareness.
20 hours of lectures and 30 hours of classes in the MT. 20 hours of lectures and 30 hours of classes in the LT. 10 hours of lectures and 5 hours of classes in the ST.
Five hours per week, which will feature:
- interactive topic work
- oral classegrammars
- guided study using IT and web-based materials including a virtual learning environment supported by Moodle.
The students will be required to complete weekly language exercises.
Students will be given the titles of the books when fully registered.
Exam (60%, duration: 3 hours) in the main exam period.
Oral examination (20%) in the LT.
Continuous assessment (20%) in the MT and LT.
Student performance results
(2010/11 - 2012/13 combined)
|Classification||% of students|
Department: Language Studies
Total students 2012/13: 21
Average class size 2012/13: 11
Value: One Unit
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills