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FRA0502 - French 2

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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 F

Course content

The course gives a further introduction to French language with emphasis on pronunciation, grammar and the vocabulary necessary to engage in conversations. The course also provides an introduction to the history and society of Francophone countries.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course
- have basic knowledge of French language, culture and society.
- are familiar with French phonetics/phonology.
- are familiar with basic French grammar for practical purposes.
- are familiar with the main features of economic, social and political aspects of French society.
- are familiar with and able to use different forms of address in French both in personal and professional contexts.
- have acquired a vocabulary for comparing cultural features in Norway with those of target language countries.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course
- can comprehend and are able to make themselves understood in writing and speaking at level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
- are able to present a project in French.
- can understand simple texts and articles in French about cultural aspects in society.
- can write similar texts in French: notes, resumes, letters, e-mails and short essays, and are able to express themselves appropriately in formal written communication at a basic level.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Dictation

Further on evaluation

Assessment:
- Written exam in grammar (4 hours). This exam counts for 2/3 of the final grade.
- Oral examination (approx. 10 minutes) This exam counts for 1/3 of the final grade.
Each of the exams are graded separately. Only the final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU.
Both the written exam and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade. If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

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
FRA0500 7.5
HFFRA005 7.5
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: First degree

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • French Language
  • French
  • Foreign Language
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination and Oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn UTS Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS Written examination 2/3 F INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 2/3 F INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * 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.
Examination

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