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FRAC1200 - Grammar, Phonetics and French proficiency

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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 20 minutes
Written examination 2/3 4 hours F

Course content

Grammar, phonetics, written and oral communication.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
Students 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:
Students 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:
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, 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

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

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Written exam (4 hours) and oral examination (approx. 20 min.) The exam is weighted at 2/3 and 1/3 respectively. Both parts of the exam are graded together. Failing one part of the exam entails failing the whole course. Students who fail must sit both parts again.

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 start of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
FRA1200 7.5 01.09.2017
FRA1210 7.5 01.09.2019
FRA1010 7.5 01.09.2019
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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2019

Language of instruction: French

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • French Language
  • French
  • French Linguistics
Contact information

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 ORD Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 1/3
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Written examination 2/3 F 2019-12-11 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
Storhall del 1 Idrettssenteret (Dragvoll) 20
Spring ORD Written examination 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.
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