This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies who have passed French 1 Pre-intermediate and French 2 Upper-Intertermediate.
In this course you learn how to handle successfully a variety of social situations you may encounter in daily life in France or other French-speaking countries, or when meeting French-speaking people. You learn to maintain face-to-face conversations. We will focus on speaking and understanding the language with a variety of oral and written communication tasks in small groups, in pairs or with the whole class. This course will also discuss cultural backgrounds of speakers of French.
This course enables the student to achieve a level B2/C1 of the Common European Framework .
The final objective of this course series is to obtain a advanced level of proficiency in [language], aimed at communication with people in the region in everyday social situations and enabling students to follow current affairs in the region via various media.
The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website.
Mode of instruction
Two two hour tutorials every week
Attending lectures and tutorials is compulsory. If you are not able to attend a lecture or a tutorial, please inform the tutor of the course. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the final exam or essay.
Total course load: 140 hours (5EC)
Attending classes: 48 hours (4 hrs per week over 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities : 92 hours
1) Participation active en classe et devoirs : 10%
2) Evaluations CC : tests au début de chaque semaine = tests rapides de grammaire/ vocabulaire : 20%
3) Examen de Mid-term : 25%
4) Examen final : Partie I (25%) + Partie II (20%) Examen oral : Présentation devant la classe
The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following components:
Reading and writing;
Vocabulary and grammar.
Grammaire progressive du Français Niveau Avancé 2e édition Michèle Boulares CLE International ISBN 978-2-09-038118-4
Grammaire progressive du Français Niveau Avancé Corrigés Nouvelle édition Jean-Louis Frérot CLE International ISBN 978-2-09-038119-1
Version Originale 4 (B2) Méthode de français, F. Barthélémy, Maison des langues
ISBN : 9789460303388
Version Originale 4 (B2) Cahier d’exercices, L. Pancrazi, Maison des langues
ISBN : 9789460303395
Enrollement through uSis is mandatory.
The student administration will register all first year students for the first semester courses in uSis, the registration system of Leiden University.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
- Dr. M. Hageman, email firstname.lastname@example.org