Full Title:French 5
Module Code:FREN H3040
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Module Description:The aim of this module is to equip the student with the necessary communicative skills for working in a French speaking environment and to broaden the students’ understanding of French society and culture.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Make a 20-minute presentation in French on an article fom the French media.
  2. Lead and engage in discussion on a wide range of contemporary topics.
  3. Identify their grammatical weaknesses and apply strategies to eliminate them.
  4. Answer questions on material from authentic audiovisual sources.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of authentic business articles from the French press.
  6. Compare and contrast aspects of French and Irish culture and business both orally and in writing.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Grammar
Relative clauses; Direct object pronouns; Future tenses; Grammar covered during previous semesters will be revised & consolidated as part of coursework on an ongoing basis.
French for general purposes
Introduction to French business vocabulary; Current affairs (using radio and television recordings); Study of a French film; Compare and contrast the French and Irish education systems
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work70.00%
End of Module Formal Examination30.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Practical/Skills Evaluation Aural 4 10.00 0 0 Week 9 0
Oral Examination/Interview Oral 2,3,5,6 30.00 0 0 Week 10 0
Presentation oral presentation 1,2,3,5,6 30.00 0 0 Week 4 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3,5,6 30.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Directed Reading No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Gregoire M. & Thievenaz O. 1995, Grammaire progressive du francais, niveau intermédiare, CLE International Paris
  • Jean Luc Penfornis 2010, La communication progressive du francais des affaires, Cle International Paris
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • L'Express
  • Libération
  • Le Monde
Other Resources
  • Website: www.tv5.org
  • website: www.atelier.net
  • website: www.metrofance.fr
  • website: www.lepoint.fr
  • language lab: language learning software
  • website: www.euronews.fr

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