French Language and Society 4 (proficiency)
This information is for the 2016/17 session.
Mr Francois Simon TW3 6.01K
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 3 (advanced) (LN130).
AND / OR attend a compulsory interview with the course coordinator prior to registration.
- Further advanced (up to proficiency) study of French language within the framework of social sciences and culture.
- 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 studio-based multi-media materials.
- The focus is on accuracy as well as communication that advance students’ language competence, transferable skills and cultural awareness.
30 hours of classes in the MT. 30 hours of classes in the LT. 3 hours of classes in the ST.
Three hours per week, which will feature: (a) Lectures; (b) Oral Classes; (c) Workshops; (d) Tutorials; and (e) Guided study using Language Showroom, IT and web-based material including a virtual learning environment supported by Moodle.
Students are encouraged to make full use of the resources of French books in the Library as well as reference books. Students are also strongly advised to use the French language resources available on the World Wide Web.
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
(2013/14 - 2015/16 combined)
|Classification||% of students|
Department: Language Studies
Total students 2015/16: 8
Average class size 2015/16: 4
Capped 2015/16: Yes (16)
Value: One Unit
- Team working
- Problem solving
- Application of information skills
Course survey results
(2013/14 - 2015/16 combined)1 = "best" score, 5 = "worst" score
The scores below are average responses.
Response rate: 100%
Reading list (Q2.1)
Course satisfied (Q2.4)