Short Title:French 1
Full Title:French 1
Module Code:FREN H1028
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in 8 programme(s)
Reviewed By:GLENN MEHTA
Module Author:FIONA BRODERICK
Module Description:This module aims to consolidate and build on previously acquired language skills. The students will be able to understand and communicate in oral and written formats. They will examine and discuss aspects of cultural relevance in France and Francophone countries consistent with level A1 of the Common European Framework for Language Learning.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Communicate on a range of topics in French.
LO2 Present information on general topics in French.
LO3 Translate a variety of texts from and into French.
LO4 Describe issues of a contemporary nature in French in France and other countries using a variety of media.
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change) %
Grammar
Grammatical Structures in French
20.00%
Pronunciation
Pronunciation and Intonation in French
10.00%
Culture
Socio-cultural and professional awareness
10.00%
Reading
Comprehension of texts in French
20.00%
Listening
Aural work in French
20.00%
Speaking
Oral production skills in French
20.00%
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50.00%
End of Module Formal Examination50.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Learning outcomes will be assessed using in-class tests, which will assess written and oral skills. 1,2,3,4 50.00 Sem 1 End
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 50.00 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

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
Total Weekly Learner Workload 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Penfornis, Jean-Luc 2012, Le Français.com, Cle International Paris
  • Grégoire, Maia,Thiévenaz,Odile 2003, Grammaire du Francais (Niveau Intermediaire), Ist Ed., Paris [ISBN: 97820903384]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • lepetitjournal.com online magazine, lepetitjournal.com, any and all
Other Resources
  • Website: podcastfrançaisfacile.com 2018, Paris
  • Website: FLE 2018, FLE, Paris
  • Website: bonjourdefrance.com
 

Module Delivered in

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TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 1 Elective
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