French 1B

Module code: R1113
Level 4
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Class, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

You will acquire advanced knowledge of grammar and improve grammatical accuracy, oral and written fluency, lexis, and listening and reading comprehension through the study of a variety of topics and integrated grammar. There is an emphasis on the summarising and handling of authentic texts. You will also study the literature, culture, society and politics of France.

Module learning outcomes

  • The successful student will demonstrate knowledge of certain grammatical principles and understanding of their syntactical application in effective planned and spontaneous communication in the target language within a selected variety of formal/informal contexts.
  • S/he will demonstrate reading comprehension skills by the analysis of and response to authentic texts in the TL on social or cultural themes.
  • S/he will demonstrate the capacity to write discursively in the TL to appropriate standards of accuracy and sophistication.
  • So doing, s/he will demonstrate an ability to grasp certain basic theories and concepts, and to develop lines of argument.