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French 2


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 4
  • Convenor: Agnès Calatayud
  • Prerequisites: CEFR A2 or equivalent
  • Assessment: two pieces of coursework (10%), an in-class written examination (20%), in-class written and listening comprehension (40%), in-class oral interview (20%), class participation (5%) and portfolio (5%)

Module description

This module leads to CEFR B1 (Intermediate)/upper AS-level*. You will learn to speak about your personality, how you relate to family, friends and colleagues, your consumer habits, using the internet, studies, work experience, your role as a citizen, and environmental issues.

You will be introduced to different French artists (painters, writers and designers) and their works, to the education and justice systems, to the francophone world, French history, and the different French media.

This module also focuses on French-language films. You will study both full-length feature films and extracts grouped thematically.

* Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Please note: this is only an approximate equivalence.