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FRA2203 - Advanced Course in French Literature

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment and oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 1/3 15 minutes
Assignment 2/3 1 semesters

Course content

The student will read a selection of French literary texts from a specific period and/or within a specific thematic area. The students will gain competence in analyzing texts and in connecting reading to problematics related to literary history. By working with the text, the student will gain competence in critical reflection and in the understanding of cultural history.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course:

- are familiar with relevant research problems in literary theory

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course:

- are able to analyse literary texts from a specific period and/or with specific topics

- are sufficiently proficient in French to be able to present literary topics both in writing and orally

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course:

- possess good analytical skills, abilities for critical reflection, and understanding of cultural history

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions with discussion. Approved obligatory assignments are only valid for the semester in which the approval is given. All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 short written assignment
  • 1 oral presentation in French
  • Written outline of term paper

Further on evaluation

Assessment:

- Term paper

- Oral examination The term paper (approx. 2500 words) should be based on the compulsory oral presentation. The oral examination (approx. 15 minutes) will be based on the curriculum.

The term paper and the oral examination is weighted at 2/3 and 1/3 respectively. 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 term paper and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade. Students who fail must retake both parts. Students who resit a passed exam, must retake both parts.

The exam must be answered in French. In semesters where FRA2203 is not taught, NTNU will not be offering a resit examination.

Specific conditions

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. Handouts during the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FRA2201 7.5 AUTUMN 2008
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Assignment 2/3

Release
2022-11-30

Submission
2022-12-01


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  • * 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.
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