Block Course French A2

Module SZ05031

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of WS 2012/3 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
WS 2012/3SS 2012

Basic Information

SZ05031 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h  h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

In this module, students review and expand their knowledge of French as a foreign language with general language orientation enabling them to successfully manage everyday situations, while taking into consideration intercultural and cultural aspects. Listening and reading comprehension as well as speaking will be practiced with various listening exercises and texts. The review and extension of grammar is focused on communicative learning goals (emphasis: past tenses, imperative, the future, relative pronouns, object pronouns, and adverbial pronouns 'en' and 'y', as well as prepositions). Students will learn strategies for successfully communicating orally and in writing with minimal language skills. Additionally, opportunities will be made available to more effectively learn French as a foreign language and thus to improve the student's ability to learn.

Learning Outcome

The module is aimed at level "A2 - Elementary Language Use" of the CEFR. After completion of this module, students will be able to understand and use simple sentences and expressions on a broader spectrum of familiar topics. These include subjects relating to everyday life and studies/career in an intercultural and cultural context. They can understand longer texts and letters on familiar topics in which common but simple every-day and business language is used and in which expected information is found. Students are able to write short, informative texts or reports on every-day situations and the university.

Preconditions

Sound knowledge of level A1; placement test result level A2

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

The module consists of a seminar in which course objectives will be achieved in an activity-oriented, communicative atmosphere through listening, reading, writing and speaking exercises in individual, partner and group work. Language skills conveyed in the classroom are reinforced through the use of guided self-learning in the form of prepared (online) materials. Group discussions of prepared topics.

Media

Textbook, CD-ROM, online material

Literature

classroom materials

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

active participation, homework, written examination (90 mins, no learning aids)

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