French: Level Five (Writing)
This information is for the 2017/18 session.
Miss Florence Niclot TW3 6.01D and Miss Stephanie Beltrando TW3.6.01
250 hours including self study, high mark at A-Level or B2/C1 CEFR level. Admission to the course upon completion of online level test and tutor’s approval during needs analysis. If you are confident in speaking French but struggle with the writing, this course is right for you.
Course Aim: To establish the grammar awareness required to promote and facilitate further study of French. To bring students to level C1-C2 of CEFR. To develop students' grammatical and writing skills. To develop students' academic writing and methodology, critical and analytical skills, and intercultural competence. Communicatve Content: writing e-mails, formal letters, understanding articles, etc. Structural Content: Revision of the basics of French grammar. The function of the noun phrase, in more depth. Determiners. Articles. Verbs, tenses (revision, present, past future, conditional). In depth study of the subjunctive, present, past imperfect. The structure of complex sentences. Adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions. Any grammatical point needed by individual students and/by the group as a whole.
8 hours of classes in the MT. 11 hours of classes in the LT. 1 hour of classes in the ST.
This is a 20 hour-course. Please refer to the LSE timetable for course teaching arrangements.
FRENCH GRAMMAR, Shaum's
ATELIER GRAMMAIRE, Hachette. MODERN FRENCH GRAMMAR, Routledge. GRAMMAIRE PROGRESSIVE DU FRANCAIS VOL 2,3, Clé International. LES DIFFICULTES DE LA GRAMMAIRE FRANÇAISE, Clé International.
Continuous assessment (70%) in the MT and LT.
Oral examination (30%) in the LT.
Department: Language Studies
Total students 2016/17: Unavailable
Average class size 2016/17: Unavailable