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FRAC1200 - Grammar, Phonetics and French proficiency

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 2/3 4 hours F
Oral examination 1/3 20 minutes

Course content

Grammar, phonetics, written and oral communication.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

Candidates who have passed this course

- have knowledge of elementary phonemic and phonetic transcription.

- have knowledge of elementary clause structure and morphology.

- have knowledge of nominal and verbal syntax.

 

Skills:

Candidates who have passed this course

- can express themselves in written and oral French with intelligible pronunciation.

- can use reference books (dictionaries, electronic dictionaries, Bescherelle) efficiently.

- can inflect, decline and systematically describe French nouns, adjectives, verbs and pronouns.

- can give elementary descriptions of the French phonological system.

- can use this knowledge in oral French.

 

General competence:

Candidates 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, seminars and language laboratory. All lectures and seminars are compulsory.

Distribution of teaching hours

Grammar:

3 full hours x 14 weeks of lectures

1.5 full hours x 14 weeks of seminars

Phonetics:

3 full hours x 8 weeks of lectures

1.5 full hours x 12 weeks of seminars

Applied French:

3 full hours x 14 weeks of seminars

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory attendance
  • Written assignment in phonetics and phonology
  • Written assignment in grammar

Further on evaluation

Assessment:

- Written exam, 4 hours

- Oral examination, approximately 20 minutes

Each of the exams are graded separately. The written exam counts as 2/3 and the oral examination counts as 1/3 of the final grade. 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..

 

The exam must be answered in French

Specific conditions

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 start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FRA1200 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
FRA1210 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
FRA1010 7.5 AUTUMN 2019
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD School exam 2/3 F
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 2/3 F
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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