LANG06052 2016 French Beginners Level 1 Semester 2

General Details

Full Title
French Beginners Level 1 Semester 2
Transcript Title
French Beginners 1.2
Code
LANG06052
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
LANG - Foreign Language
Department
MKTS - Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Clare Kelly-Coll, Joan Morrison, Maria Diaz-Caneja, Martine Lucas, Sarah OBeirne
Programme Membership
SG_BACCO_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting L6 SG_BOFFI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Office Administration SG_BADMN_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BBUSI_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business SG_BBUSS_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business L7 SG_BFINA_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business Embedded Award BB L7 in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Embedded Award BB(Hons) Finance and Investment SG_BINTE_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Marketing and Languages SG_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Embedded award of BB Ab-initio L8 SG_BEMBE_G06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Embedded award of BB Ab-initio L8 SG_BTOUR_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism SG_BMARK_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing SG_HENGL_H08 201700 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities in Joint Major: English and Psychology SG_HJOIN_H08 201700 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities in Joint Majors: Sociology and Politics SG_BTOUR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOUR_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BIMFR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business in International Marketing with French SG_BDIGI_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing SG_HENGL_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities in Joint Major: English and Psychology SG_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales SG_HJOIN_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities in Joint Majors: Sociology and Politics SG_BBUSI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio)
Description

This module aims to continue to introduce students to the target language covering a range of everyday and work situations relevant to the nature of the course.  It also provides the student with an introduction to the culture and the civilisation of the target language.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

continue to progress towards achieving Level A(Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines)

2.

understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.

3.

introduce oneself and others; ask and answer questions about personal details e.g. where he/she lives; people he/she knows; things he/she has.

4.

interact in a simple way provided the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is prepared to help.

5.

be familiar with the geography of France and understand some important cultural aspects of the country

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures

Tutorials

Group work

visiting speakers

trips

Module Assessment Strategies

 

role plays

oral interveiws

written tests

listening tests

 

Repeat Assessments

oral and written assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Listening: can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning self, family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.

Reading: can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example: on notices and posters or in catalogues.

Spoken interaction: can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help formulate what the student wishes to express; can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.

Spoken production: can independently use simple phrases and sentences to describe where he/she lives and people he/she knows.

Writing: can write a short, simple postcard, for example: sending holiday greetings;  can describe college  activities in simple terms.

Cultural awareness: can complete a short project/presentation on France.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Assignment Oral assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 Continuous Assessment Written assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,5
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Computer Laboratory oral :-:-amp:::: listening skills 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN homework/study 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2014-06-27 Voil  (3rd edition): A French Course for Adult Beginners Hodder Education Publishers
ISBN 1473601185 ISBN-13 9781473601185

Voil  is a beginner French programme for use in the classroom or for self-study.

Start to learn French with this third edition of the Voil  course - perfect for business and general learners.

This practical and fun course gives you the confidence to communicate and understand.

Covering a wealth of subjects you'll learn the French you need for useful everyday life:
-Greetings and introductions
-Travelling around France
-Going to the bank
-Shopping and eating out
-Making arrangements
-Sending email and making phone calls
-Preparing CVs and going for interviews

The full-colour coursebook has a range of key learning features:
-Activities based on genuine work and leisure situations
-Authentic materials such as menus, adverts and brochures
-InfoFrance panels give comprehensive details on all key topics
-Information on French business topics throughout
-Grammar and vocabulary summaries at the end of each lesson
-Review sections to help track your progress

Voil  covers all the skills, structures and topics required for NVQ level 1.

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
  • Voilà ( 3rd edition) by bJacqueline Gonthier and Crispin Geoghegan
  • Access French Units 4-6, B. GROSZ (Hodder & Stoughton)
  • Lab exercises from "Exercons-nous" D.ABRY & ML CHALARON
URL Resources

tolearnfrench.com

françaisfacile.com

lepointdufle.net

Other Resources
  • dictionary

 

Additional Information

None