Short Title:French
Full Title:French
Module Code:FREN H20181
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Hotel, restaurant and catering
Module Delivered in no programmes
Reviewed By: 
Module Description:This module expands on the previous semesters’ introduction to the French language. It aims to further develop spoken competence, writing skills, reading and aural skills with exposure to authentic materials in a range of media. The students will also be exposed to aspects of culture and society, relevant to the tourism and hospitality sector, in France and other French speaking countries.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse and initiate conversation in the target language.
LO2 Read and understand selected written articles of a general nature and also relating to the tourism and hospitality sector, in the target language.
LO3 Comprehend a range of audio and DVD materials in the target language.
LO4 Formulate short written texts relevant to topics studied.
LO5 Appreciate and discuss aspects of the culture and society of France and the tourism and hospitality industry of French speaking countries.

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Listening Test be able to understand spoken French in situations suitable for IHTM students 3,5 12.00 Week 4
Continuous Assessment Written Test 2,4,5 12.00 Week 8
Continuous Assessment Role Play 1,2,4,5 12.00 Week 10
Continuous Assessment Speaking Test 1,5 14.00 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination   50.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus 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 No Description 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Independent Learning No Description 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 12.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 6.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • J.L. Penfornis 2006, Franç, Clé international
  • Annie Berthet, 2005, ALTER EGO DELF A2, hachette Paris [ISBN: 978-2-01-155442-0]
  • Jacky Giradet, 2002, Campus 2 Eleve, Cle International [ISBN: 978-2-09-033317-6]
Recommended Book Resources
  • S. Corbeau et al. 2006, Hô, Clé international
  • S. Corbeau et al. 2004,, Clé international
  • L. Cogan and M Campbell-Schotsaert 1997, Grammaire Appliquée, Folens
  • Roger Hawkins, Richard Towell, French Grammar and Usage, Third Edition Ed., Hodder & Stoughton
  • French – English, English - French Dictionary, Collins
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources