FRA0501 - French 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 1/3 10 minutes
Written examination 2/3 4 hours D

Course content

The course gives an introduction to French language with emphasis on pronunciation, listening comprehension, basic grammar and written exercises. It also presents aspects of French culture and society through texts and conversations.

Learning outcome

Candidates who have passed this course
- have basic knowledge of French language, culture and society.
- can understand and make themselves understood on level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
- can read and understand simple texts in French.
- can write short texts in French.
- can make conversation in French at a basic level about familiar topics.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Diktat

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Written exam (4 hours) and oral examination (approx. 10 minutes). The exam is weighted at 2/3 and 1/3 respectively. Both parts of the exam are graded together. Students who fail must sit both parts again.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFFRA005 7.5


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/3
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/3
Autumn ORD Written examination 2/3 D 2018-12-06 09:00
Spring ORD Written examination 2/3 D 2019-05-27 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.