FRAC1101 - French Literature 2


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

French literature

Learning outcome

Students who have passed this course
- have knowledge of periods in French literary history from the Enlightenment until today.
- have acquired the necessary vocabulary to describe the different literary periods.
- have a command of the stylistic vocabulary necessary for them to describe characteristics of different texts.

Students who have passed this course
- can reflect upon aesthetical principles within a historical perspective and compare these to principles relating to contemporary literature.
- can analyse French texts from different genres and different periods.

General competence:
Students who have passed this course
- can understand how they and others acquire foreign languages.
- can reflect on the link between language and identity.
- can adjust their behaviour and communication to different cultures.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. All lectures and seminars are compulsory.

Distribution of teaching hours:
3 full hours x 14 weeks of lectures
1.5 full hours x 14 weeks of seminars/ individual tutoring

Compulsory assignments

  • Written assignment
  • Mandatory attendance

Further on evaluation

The exam must be answered in French.

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.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
French with Didactics (ÅFRANCAEN)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the one-year programme in French with didactics in Caen

Course materials

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

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FRA1102 7.5 01.09.2017
FRA1120 7.5 01.09.2019
More on the course



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


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

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 arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 F
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 F
Room Building Number of candidates
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