French Language and Culture 1


(CERF A1.1) This module offers students the opportunity to learn French from beginner’s level.  The module will also enhance understanding of the cultural and contextual environment of the target language.  This module develops communicative language skills and adopts an action- oriented approach to teaching and learning.  Upon successful completion of this module, students will have reached at least A1 level of the Common European Framework.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Listen to and recognise familiar words and short dialogues needed to perform everyday tasks when people speak slowly and clearly.

  2. Read and understand familiar names, words and non-complex sentences, e.g. on notices and forms.

  3. Interact in a basic way to exchange personal information and in areas of immediate need and familiar topics

  4. Write short, basic texts that relate to performing everyday tasks and complete simple forms.

  5. Demonstrate awareness of geographical, linguistic, social and cultural aspects of France and its regions

% Coursework 20%
% Final Exam 80%