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French C1 - French scientific and technic

Module SZ0510

This Module is offered by TUM 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

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

Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0510 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This module description is valid to SS 2011.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


Ziel dieses Moduls ist es, den Studierenden einen Einblick in die französische Welt der Technik zu ermöglichen und so optimal auf ein Studium oder Praktikum im frankophonen Ausland vorzubereiten. Im Vordergrund stehen folgende Komponenten: Vermittlung einer Fachterminologie zu einzelnen studienrelevanten fachbezogenen Schwerpunkten; Übung und Anwendung des Gelernten in relevanten interaktiven Kontexten: Referate werden von den Studierenden gehalten; anschließend findet eine Diskussion statt; Erwerbung der nötigen Fähigkeiten, um im beruflichen Kontext zu agieren; Schärfung des Bewusstseins für interkulturelle Aspekte

Learning Outcome

The module is aimed at level "C1 Proficient language use" of the CEFR. Students acquire knowledge of French as a foreign language with a focus on intercultural, cultural and academic aspects. Following completion of this course, students can communicate at a very high level, both orally and in writing, in a wide variety of situations. They are capable of effectively and flexibly using the foreign language in study abroad as well as on the job.


Sound knowledge of Level B2 and placement test result C1 are absolutely necessary.

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, promoting collaborative learning. Language skills conveyed in the classroom are reinforced through the use of guided self-learning in the form of prepared (online) materials. Students participate in moderated (role-play) discussions; independent papers and presentations on assigned academic topics and topics of general interest.


Multimedia teaching and learning materials.


Departmental materials or materials prepared by the lecturer.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Written examination (90 minutes, no learning aids); active class participation; required homework.
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