FRE2261 : Level C (HE Advanced) French - Exchange Semester 1
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Sandra Salin
- Lecturer: Dr Joseph Lumley, Professor Shirley Jordan
- Other Staff: Mrs Adeline Gonzalez Vazquez, Ms Isabelle Ruegg Alter
- Owning School: Modern Languages
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 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.
Outline Of Syllabus
Themes addressed in the language classess include:
1. Ethical issues
2. Cultural issues
3. French languages, registers and cultural differences
|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 Open Access 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
|Aural Examination||15||2||A||20||Listening test.|
|Oral Examination||15||2||A||20||Oral examination.|
|Portfolio||2||M||20||1 written piece of coursework.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
One 150 minute examination in Semester 2 (40%)
One oral examination in Semester 2 (20%)
One listening test in Semester 2 (20%)
1 written piece of coursework in Semester 2(20%)
Resit as written examination
1. Listening, reading, writing, speaking and grammar have equal weighting in the assessment of this course.
2. Informal feedback will be provided throughout the semester to help students assess their progress.