Short Title: French
Full Title: French
Module Code:FREN H1020
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Political Science and civics
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By: 
Module Author:Angela Feeney
Module Description:The aim of this module is to impart grammatical structures and vocabulary necessary to comprehend and communicate in French up to CEF A2 level and to understand the socio-cultural environment of France.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Ability to converse in French on specific topics
LO2 Demonstrate skills of effective listening, negotiation, persuasion and presentation
LO3 Read and understand selected articles
LO4 Write short passages accurately
LO5 Follow selected audio and video materials of a general nature
LO6 Appreciate and discuss aspects of French society and culture
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment In-class listening 2,5 10.00 Week 6
Presentation In-class presentation 1,2 20.00 Week 9
Assignment Written assignment 4 20.00 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 3,4,6 50.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght 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 Class-based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Reading, writing, listening 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class-based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading, writing, listening 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Jean-Luc Penfornis 2013, Affaires.com : Méthode de français des affaires Niveau avancé, 2nd Ed., 1-3, Fernand Nathan [ISBN: 9782090331769]
  • French-English, English-French dictionary, n/a, Collins Express Dictionary
Recommended Book Resources
  • Coffman Croker 2013, Schaums Outline of French Grammar, revised Ed., McGraw Hill New York
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • www.frenchgrammartour.com: Association du Francais Applique 2017, French Grammar Tour, Cazaux, N., Godauban, O, Dublin
  • Le Francais dans le Monde: CUEF 2017, 2017, CUEF, University of Grenoble
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HEURS_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European Studies 1 Elective
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 1 Elective