FRE2161 : Level C (HE Advanced) French - Exchange Semester 1
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Sandra Salin
- Lecturer: Dr Sarah Leahy, Dr Myriem El Maizi, Professor Shirley Jordan
- Other Staff: Ms Isabelle Ruegg Alter, Mrs Adeline Gonzalez Vazquez
- Owning School: Modern Languages
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
In consonance with the overall aims of the degrees offered in the SML, this module will:
1. focus on further developing the students' written communicative and oral/ aural competence in the foreign language
2. prepare students for the future study of the language
3. facilitate students' ability to establish and maintain effective social and working relations with speakers of the foreign language in written and spoken media
Teaching in weekly 2 hour language classes will focus on communication while weekly one-hour grammar lectures will focus on the formal structures of the language. All four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking are fully integrated in the language classes and will be assessed. Themes addressed within the language classes include: cultural differences; a practical guide to living in France and employment in France.
Outline Of Syllabus
Themes addressed in the language classess include:
1. Cultural differences
2. A practical guide to living in France
3. Employment in France
4. French languages and registers
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||11||1:00||11:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||22||1:00||22:00||Language Classes|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||67:00||67:00||N/A|
Jointly Taught With
|FRE2061||Level C (HE Advanced) French|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
1. Teaching in the language classes will focus on communication while the grammar lectures will focus on the formal structures of the language. All four skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking are fully integrated in the language classes and will be assessed.
2. Independent learning and learner autonomy are further developed through the means of portfolio tasks. Pair and group work and self-study at home and in the Language Resource Centre. Particular initiative is expected from students at this level, e.g. course participants will be asked to contribute their own materials to the classes.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Portfolio||1||M||100||Portfolio of two written pieces of coursework.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
A portfolio of 2 written pieces of coursework (submission deadlines will be set by module leader) (20%)
Resit as written examination
Informal feedback will be provided throughout the semester to help students assess their progress.