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LL113 - French 1

  • Module code: LL113
  • Module name: French 1
  • Department: Language Centre
  • Credit: 24, 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module provides a general foundation in language, extending across the four main skills areas (speaking, writing, listening and reading), with an emphasis upon the acquisition of an essential grammatical basis and development of both receptive and productive skills.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students will have: built up an initial ability to communicate in French; acquired the ability to cope with a range of everyday situations; developed a competence in the four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing; gained a basic insight into everyday life in contemporary France. By the end of the course, students should be able to perform at Level A1 Basic user (breakthrough) of the Common European Framework.

Timetabled teaching activities

One two-hour language class each week, plus at least 3 hours structured independent learning each week. Commencing Term 1, week 2.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/languagecentre/academic/french/ll113

Other essential notes

"No module can be selected without first coming to the Language Centre to establish the correct language level (according to prior knowledge) and specific timetable slot. Further information on levels and outcomes can be found at: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/languagecentre/academic/levels/ "

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
24 CATS (Module code: LL113-24)
B2 (Examination only) Interim test 10%
  Speaking exam 30%
  Final exam - Reading 30%
  Final exam - Writing 30%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%
30 CATS (Module code: LL113-30)
B2 (Examination only) Interim test 10%
  Speaking exam 30%
  Final exam - Reading 30%
  Final exam - Writing 30%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

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