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 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 (5 EC)
Attending classes: 48 hrs (4 hours per week x 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities: 92 hrs
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;
• Written dialogue;
• Vocabulary and grammar.
Blackboard will be used. For tutorial groups: please enroll in blackboard after your enrolment in uSis
Students are requested to register on Blackboard for this course.
- Grammaire EN DIALOGUES, Claire Miquel, niveau avancé, Clé international ISBN : 978-2-09-038061-3
• Vocabulaire progressif du français, Claire Miquel, niveau perfectionnement, Clé international. ISBN : 978-2-09-038154-2
• Vocabulaire, Corrigés. ISBN : 978-2-09-038115-9
Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
Dr. M. Hageman, email firstname.lastname@example.org