LANG06111 2021 French Language, Culture and Contemporary Media 1.2
This Module expands on the range of skills attained in Semester 1 so that the student should be equipped to perform at CEFR A2 Level. Cultural issues will continue to be explored through similar media as in Semester 1.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
progress to CEFR A2 Level.
employ an increased range of sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
demonstrate an ability to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
describe using a full range of vocabulary appropriate to the Level aspects of his/her background; immediate environment; the world of work; matters of immediate need.
complete, with guidance, a cultural task in French.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Active learning is encouraged and participation is facilitated through small class size, roleplay and e-learning activities,via Moodle amd the Virtual Learning Environment. The use of authentic texts (abridged) with audio and audio-visual materials provides an introduction to modern Francophone media and underpins the contemporary focus of relevant topics. Conversation with native speakers will be facilitated where possible.
Module Assessment Strategies
- roleplays & oral presentations
- oral interview
- written assessments
- listening tests
- presentations and/or projects
ONGOING = Every TWO To FOUR weeks, assessment in these areas will occur through Oral/Aural/Written work and/or Role-play
These assessments will measure student progress to A2 level
- Written Assessment
- Oral Assessment
can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance, e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local area, employment. Can catch the point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
can read short, simple texts, can find specific predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, menus and timetables, can understand short simple personal letters/emails.
can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics and activities, can handle short social exchanges.
can use a series of phrases and sentences to describe in simple terms educational background and present or most recent job.
can write short simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate needs, can write a simple formal email
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Learning Outcomes Assessed
|Oral Exam oral tests
|Written and aural tests
Full Time Mode Workload
|listening and speaking
Required & Recommended Book List
Franais.com (Franais professionel) Niveau dbutant CLE International
2016-07-07 Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar, Premium Third Edition McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 1259642372 ISBN-13 9781259642371
Master grammar with the bestselling workbook for learners of French Practice Makes Perfect: Complete French Grammar is the go-to guide for clear, precise explanations of all aspects of French grammar: from the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, from the differences between savoir and connatre to the use of pronouns y and en. This comprehensive guide will also give you plenty of practice in using your language skills. And this new edition is accompanied by flashcards and audio recordings, available online and via app, that will provide a new dimension and flexibility to your study. THIS BOOK MAKES MASTERING GRAMMAR EASY WITH: Clear, down-to-earth, easy-to-follow explanations that make even the most complex principles easy to understand More than 350 exercises, with a detailed answer key for each progress checks Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout
Core text as recommended for the module
- Online monolingual dictionary
- Online bilingual dictionary
- video clips