LANG06063 2016 French Beginners Level 2 Semester 1

General Details

Full Title
French Beginners Level 2 Semester 1
Transcript Title
French Beginners 2.1
Code
LANG06063
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)
Martine Lucas
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_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_BEMBE_G07 201600 Bachelor of Business Embedded Award BB L7 in Finance and Investment SG_BFINA_H08 201600 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BEMBE_G06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Embedded Award BB(Hons) Finance and Investment SG_BTOUR_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism SG_BMARK_C06 201600 Higher Certificate in Business in Marketing 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_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BBUSI_H08 201900 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business L8 (Ab-initio) SG_BACCO_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Business in Accounting L6 SG_BBUSI_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Business SG_BOFFI_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Business in Office Administration SG_BADMN_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BBUSS_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business L7
Description

This module aims to progress students from elementary to post-beginner level in the target language developing fluency in a range of everyday and work situations relevant to the course.  It also provides students with a more extensive knowledge of the culture and civilisation of the target language.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

progress towards achieving Level A2 (Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines).

2.

understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information; shopping; local geography; employment)

3.

communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

4.

describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

5.

demonstrate awareness of grammatical accuracy appropriate to the Level.

6.

complete a written project on a chosen aspect of French/francophone life

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures, tutorials, group work, visiting speakers,

Module Assessment Strategies

Role plays

Oral interview

Written tests

Repeat Assessments

Written and oral assessment

Indicative Syllabus

Listening: with appropriate support  can understand phrases and some high frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment); in guided exercises catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.

Reading: using pre-taught vocabulary can read very short, simple texts; can find predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables; can understand short, simple personal messages and e-mails.

Spoken interaction: can communicate in guided tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities; can handle very short social exchanges.

Spoken production: can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms a selection of the following topics: family and other people, living conditions, educational background, and present or most recent job.

Writing: with appropriate support can write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate needs.

Cultural awareness: develop appreciation of French culture through project and either film or internet research.

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 1,2,3,4,5,6
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Language Laboratory Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
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 Jacqueline Gonthier and Crispin Geoghegan

Access French, Units 7-10, B. GROSZ (Hodder & Stoughton)

lab exercises from "Exercons-nous", D ABRY & ML CHALARON

URL Resources

françaisfacile.com

tolearnfrench.com

lepointdufle.net

Other Resources
  • dictionary
  • CD to accompany Voilà
Additional Information

None