20 credits at level HE5
The module is designed to build upon the student’s existing language skills and knowledge. It will develop competence in a range of language tasks performed in familiar work and social contexts.
The module will develop students’ linguistic skills and knowledge, as well as a set of transferable skills associated with language learning.
Personal interests, job positions, roles, organisation. Social arrangements and requirements (food, accommodation travel, health…) products and services. Common problems. Instructions. Opinions, requirements and intentions.
Common numerical data (numbers, dates, time, prices, quantity)
2. Language Knowledge
Terms for everyday objects and events
Present, Past and Future tenses
Articles, pronouns , prepositions
Variety of question and negative forms
Expressions for requirements, opinions and instructions
Social conventions (e.g., forms of address in context)
Class contact time will be used for presentation and practice of language. Students will be required to participate actively to group and pair work. During class time the emphasis will be on speaking and listening but reading and writing skills will be taught too and further developed in self-study time. Learning, teaching and and assessment will aim to develop transferable skills as well as language learning skills and subject knowledge.
Audio, visual and IT resources will help present language in a variety of forms and contexts.
Students will be encouraged to structure actively their learning through the completion of portfolio-based coursework.
Portfolio work and assessment preparation 80
Personal study 78
TOTAL = 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||• Perform a range of language tasks in familiar work and social contexts and use language to meet the needs of routine and some non-routine situations.
• Obtain general and specific information, recognise data and facts by listening to a variety of everyday sources, some unfamiliar.
• Ask for information and provide information in varied situations, using relatively straightforward vocabulary and structures. Express opinions on familiar and social topics.
• Obtain specific information by reading general texts on familiar matters and use reference source to process unknown information.
• Produce correct written text in order to fulfil everyday tasks such as simple letters, notes and messages, and convey simple information using set phrases and structures
|2.||• Extract and process information, handle messages, overcome information gaps, generalise about language patterns, understand metalinguistic terms, evaluate own learning.
• Identify, retrieve and utilise information from aural and written sources . Use scanning and skimming techniques
• Process messages: understand, memorise and recall information
• Generalise about language patterns
• Evaluate learning process
|3.||• Use a range of language-learning skills
• Use language learning strategies
• Consult dictionaries
• Memorise vocabulary for both active and passive use
• Use appropriate registers
• Manipulate grammatical forms
|4.||• Communicate effectively
||• Establish and maintain contact|
|5.||• Acquire self-management skills
• Manage time
• Evaluate own learning
• Organise and present a portfolio of work
|6.||• Use language learning technology and internet resources.||• Use tapes, videos, Computer Assisted Language Learning and internet resources.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Portfolio of work||Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Access French 2
An Intermediate Language Course
Hodder Arnold 2005
|Host Subject Group:||Management|
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