LANG07020 2016 French Beginners Level 3 Semester 2

General Details

Full Title
French Beginners Level 3 Semester 2
Transcript Title
French Beginners 3.2
Code
LANG07020
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
LANG - Foreign Language
Department
MKTS - Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Joan Morrison, Maria Diaz-Caneja, Martine Lucas, Sarah OBeirne
Programme Membership
SG_BBUSS_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business L7 SG_BADDO_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business SG_B(ADD_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business in (Add On) L7 SG_BADMN_B07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BADMN_J07 201600 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 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_BMARK_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing L7 (Add On) SG_BINTR_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in International Marketing Erasmus SG_BMKTG_J07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Marketing L7 (Add On) SG_BSALE_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BADMN_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BBUSS_B07 201900 Bachelor of Business in Business L7
Description

In this module the student will achieve pre-Intermediate level in the target language. It builds on the student's level of oral fluency and written expression attained in Level 3.1. The student attains an initial level of independent expression in the target language.  The student presents and appraises aspects of the culture and civilisation of the target language already researched at Level 3.1.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

achieve Level B1 (Independent user) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines).

2.

understand and comment on the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.

3.

deal with with a broad range of situations most likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.

4.

independently produce simple, connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

5.

describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

6.

implement a level of grammatical accuracy appropriate to the level

7.

demonstrate awareness of correct accent and pronunciation.

8.

demonstrate increased understanding of French cultural life through oral presentation of a project, presentation or similar

Teaching and Learning Strategies

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Group work
  • Visiting speakers

 

Module Assessment Strategies

 

  • Oral interviews
  • Written tests
  • Listening tests
  • Presentations
  • Written project

Repeat Assessments

written oral assessment

Module Dependencies

Prerequisites
LANG07019 200900 French Beginners Level 3 Semester 1

Indicative Syllabus

Listening: can understand with ease the main points of clear, standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc; can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.

Reading: can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language; can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters and shorter texts building on Level 3.1; can demonstrate an awareness of different registers of simple written text.

Spoken interaction: can deal with a relatively broad range of situations most likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; can enter unprepared into conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life (family, hobbies, work, travel and current events).

Spoken production: can connect phrases in a simple way in order to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions; can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans; can narrate a story or relate the plot of a book or film and describe one's own reaction to it.

Writing: can write simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; can write personal letters/e-mails describing experiences and impressions.

Cultural awareness: orally present findings from cultural research at Level 3.1.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Oral assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 50 % OnGoing 1,2,3,5,6,7,8
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 3 Weekly 3.00
Lecture Language Laboratory Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

-Extracts from book Voici, An Intermediate Course in French for Adults by Jacqueline Gonthier and Crispin Geoghegan

-Simple articles from newspapers and magazines - provided by lecturer

-Video clips

URL Resources

françaisfacile.com

tolearnfrench.com

lepointdufle.net

RFI

Other Resources
  • dictionary