French Advanced B (R1134)
15 credits, Level 5
This module is for you if you have completed an advanced A module. You will:
- learn how to understand the main ideas within extended discourse and communicate effectively in the target language, with increasing fluency, confidence and spontaneity, in different contexts
- get opportunities, across a range of topics, to practise your understanding and communication in the target language using the four language skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing, at an advanced level
- consolidate and develop the range of complex language structures, syntax, and specialised vocabulary to allow further accuracy and control in use of the target language
- analyse aspects of the general social, political and/or cultural background of the language through contextualised activities and materials, in media such as text, audio, audio-visual and digital.
Successful completion of the course is equivalent to level B2 (Independent User) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
100%: Seminar (Class, Seminar)
60%: Coursework (Oral examination, Test)
40%: Examination (Distance examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 33 hours of contact time and about 117 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.
We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: