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Semester 1

Foundation French Language 1 (ELCF07011)

Course Website

http://www.llc.ed.ac.uk/open-languages

Subject

European Languages and Cultures - French

College

CAHSS

Credits

20

Normal Year Taken

1

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

Entry is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser. Students can only take language courses suited to their language proficiency and may not take two courses in the same language at different levels in the same semester. Please note that this course may incur additional costs for academic materials.

Course Summary

A course for COMPLETE BEGINNERS with no previous knowledge of French, designed to give them a basic, working knowledge of spoken and written French.1. Auditing (Class Only) is not allowed. All students must take all elements of assessment.2. Students will be assigned a group and each group has two classes a week. You must be able to attend both classes in order to take the course. 3. Students with previous knowledge of the language are not permitted and may be asked to withdraw from the course. This course runs in semester 1 and semester 2.

Course Description

Foundation French Language 1 is a communicative course aimed at developing your understanding and production of the language at CEFR level A1. The course is composed of 2 classes per week. Each class is made up of a Self Study part and a live tutorial on Zoom (access via link sent by tutor) The Self Study part allows you to start working through the course material independently and to prepare for the live session with your tutor and classmates. The latter will give you the opportunity to consolidate your understanding and your use of new linguistic content. Focusing on Listening and Speaking skills, it will give you the opportunity to practice the language with your peers (in small activity groups) on a variety of everyday topics.

Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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