FRENH4015 - French

Short Title:French
Full Title:French
Module Code:FRENH4015
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Political Science and civics
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By: 
Module Author:CATHERINE FRAVALO
Module Description:The aim of this module is to bring the student to a level where he / she can understand with ease the spoken and written language and to express himself/herself confidently
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Converse confidently in a wide range of topics in French
LO2 Participate actively in debates and discussions in French at an advanced level
LO3 Translate a variety of texts of different styles
LO4 Write and reflect in French at an advanced level
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Student will complete a class-based assessment in the form of a translation from English to French 3 30.00 Week 7
Reflective Journal Students will submit a reflective journal (SDP)in the form of regular entries reflecting aspects of French and Irish culture and resulting from regular encounters and conversations (including social outings) with native French speakers 1,4 20.00 Every Week
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 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 3 weekly lectures / language classes 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading and personal research and practical work 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 lectures / language classes 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading and personal research and practical work 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Collins 2010, Collins French Dictionary and Grammar, Collins [ISBN: 9780007323159]
  • Maia Gregoire, Odile Thievenaz, 1995, Grammaire Progressive Du Francais, Cle International [ISBN: 9782090338485]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HEURS_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European Studies 7 Elective