FRA1130 - French Literature and Literary Analysis


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

The course should give students insight into theories and methods for critical analysis of various types of French-language texts. The course has a practical approach, focusing on the terms, techniques and methods for working with assignments in the different disciplines of French studies. Students will learn how to write short academic texts in French.

Learning outcome


Candidates who have passed this course:

- have insight in terms used in critical analysis

- have insight into genre-related issues


Candidates who have passed this course:

- are able to read and understand short French texts in different genres

- are able to use analytical terms and methods in comments and interpretations of literary texts

- are able to write short academic texts in French

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course:

- possess basic analytical skills

- have basic competence in constructing and structuring texts

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions with discussion. Practical assignments. The course is taught in French.

Obligatory assignments:

80% mandatory attendance

2 short written assignments in French

For students following the programme in Language Studies with Teacher Education, at least one of the assignments must have a didactic focus.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 80% attendance in all teaching activities
  • 2 short written assignments in French

Further on evaluation

The course is assessed by a written home examination (7 days), 1000-1500 words, written in French.

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FRA1103 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
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