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LANG7001 - French 6

Title:French 6
Long Title:French 6: Building on existing language skills for independent living in France and and other French speaking communities.
Module Code:LANG7001
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Languages
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2010/11 ( September 2010 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Pio Fenton
Module Author: BRIAN MC GRATH
Module Description: no description provided
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Engage effectively with French speakers at work and socially.
LO2 Demonstrate necessary language skills for effective living in France
LO3 Display bilingual competence in translating written dialogue
LO4 Write an account of selected social/topical issue
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
No Co Requisites listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Life in France
Negotiating the intricacies of French bureaucracy
Perfecting Written French
Practice in grammatically correct spoken and written French
French Cultutre and Civilisation
Viewing of contemporary French film and discussion of French print media
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Oral Examination/Interview n/a   20.0 Week 6
Project n/a   20.0 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
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.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture French Commercial and Social Life 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lab pracice spoken French 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Lecture Conversation Class 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent Learning 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Annick Ferre 1995, Francais Des Affaires, First Ed., Selected Chapters, Gill and Macmillan Dublin [ISBN: 0 7171 2162 3]
  • R. E. Batchelor and M. Chebli-Saadi 1997, French for Marketing, First Ed., Selected Chapters, Cambridge University Press London [ISBN: 0 521 58535 X]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • DVD: La Haine
  • DVD: L'Auberge Espagnolen/a
  • Website: www.yahoo.fr
  • Website: www.lepoint.fr
  • Website: www.lexpress.fr
  • Website: www.lefigaro.fr
  • Website: www.skyblog.fr

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_FTRSM_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism Management 6 Elective
CR_FTOUR_7 Bachelor of Business in Tourism Management 6 Elective

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