Short Title:French 4
Full Title:French 4
Module Code:FREN H2021
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:This module aims to consolidate and develop the students’ skills and knowledge of the target language in written, spoken and aural forms. The students will also be exposed to aspects of culture and society in the country/countries where the target language is spoken.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse effectively in a range of general and business situations in the target language.
LO2 Read, understand and translate selected business texts in the target language.
LO3 Comprehend a range of audio and video materials in the target language.
LO4 Describe aspects of the business culture and society the country/countries where the target language is spoken.
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) %
Functional language (50%)
Focus on exposure to, and practice of, general and business language functions in spoken written and aural forms.
Grammar (30%)
Grammatical structures necessary for the production of the target language.
Aspects of culture and society (20%)
Contemporary issues, domestic products and companies, industry.
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 The language laboratory work will test the students’ aural understanding of the target language. The oral exam will assess the students’ ability to communicate effectively the target language. The in-class tests will assess aspects of grammar and general and business functions.   50.00 n/a
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

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 Reading/Study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Maher, Eamon & McNeely, Brigitte 1995, Introduction au français des affaires, Folens
Recommended Book Resources
  • Authentic, Le Petit Journal., n/a
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 4 Elective