Short Title:French
Full Title:French
Module Code:FREN H3022
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:This module aims to expand the students’ existing skills and knowledge of the target language. The students will research and present aspects of commercial and cultural relevance in the target language country/countries
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Communicate competently on a range of topics in the target language.
LO2 Present information on companies and products in the target language country/countries.
LO3 Translate a variety of texts from and into the target language.
LO4 Describe issues of a contemporary nature in the target language country/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) %
General language (30%)
Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
Business Language (50%)
Presentation of issues of commercial relevance. Translation of commercial texts from and into the target language
Aspects of Business culture and society (20%)
Business environment, companies, products.
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 translation skills and general and business language functions. Students will also be assessed on in-class presentations in the target language.   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
  • Cazaux, Nathalie & Maher, Eamon 2002, Faisons Affaires, Folens
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Authentic, Le Petit Journal n/a
This module does not have any other resources