This module aims to increase students' awareness of the problems and opportunities facing French-speaking countries. This module will use a wide variety of primary and secondary materials to explore the nature and diversity of countries and regions in the world where French plays a significant role.
Module learning outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of the key aspects of the French speaking world
Understand complex written and aural authentic materials
Present and develop arguments effectively in French
Achieve a good level of accuracy in the production of French
% of module mark
Open Examination (2 weeks) Open Exam - The Francophone World
University - closed examination The Francophone World
Special assessment rules
% of module mark
Open Examination (2 weeks) Reassessment - Open Exam - The Francophone World
Feedback on formative work
Oral commentary and dialogue within class on oral and written language work, given immediately both to individuals and to group.
Written comments and mark on university scale given to individual students for practice papers, with opportunity for individual consultation.
Summative assessment and feedback
Individuals will be allowed to see their exam papers with comments, under supervision, at an appointed date after the external examiner has reviewed the papers
Bibliographical references will be supplied during the course. Consultation of French daily newspapers and weekly magazines is essential for the students to keep up to date with current issues in the Francophone world.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): changes to courses
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