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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : European Languages and Cultures - French

Undergraduate Course: Intermediate French Language (ELCF07004)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaEuropean Languages and Cultures - French Other subject areaNone
Course website Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course in spoken and written French is designed for students who have completed the Elementary French Language course (ELCF07005 or ELCF07006) or who have reached an equivalent standard.

This course is not suitable for students who have qualifications which would allow them to enter French 1B (ELCF08006).

All students take all elements of assessment including the degree examination.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Elementary French Language (ELCF07005) OR ELEMENTARY FRENCH LANGUAGE (SEMESTER 2) (ELCF07006)
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking Intermediate French Language (ELCF07003)
Other requirements If not taken Elementary French: A pass in French at A level- or at Higher grades C - or at A level grades C, D or E. Students with Higher A or B or A level A or B should enter French 1B (ELCF08006).
Additional Costs A course book
A bilingual dictionary
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesEntry to any language course above introductory level is subject to a language test by the relevant subject area on arrival and at the discretion of the course organiser.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  41
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information IMPORTANT: Students must attend pairs of classes choosing ONE of:

GROUP A: Monday and Thursday, 16:10-18:00
GROUP B: Wednesday and Friday, 14:10-16:00

Please note: this course will not appear on students' personalised timetable. Group Sign-up sheets will be available on LEARN after the first class meeting. Groups have a limited quota, if a group reaches capacity, you will need to choose another.

Students joining the course after the first class meeting with timetable restrictions on which group they can join must contact the course secretary before enrolling to confirm availability in the required group.

The first class meeting will be Tuesday 14th January at 16:10 in Chrystal MacMillan Building Seminar Room 1/2 (Combined).
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Formative Assessment Hours 5, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 149 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 50 %, Coursework 30 %, Practical Exam 20 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)Intermediate French Language2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)Intermediate French Language2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students are taken from their intermediate level to an advanced intermediate and are qualified at the end of the course to enter French 1B (ELCF08006). All skills are enhanced and the ability to work independently is encouraged and developed.
Assessment Information
Coursework 50% (Regular coursework including class tests and oral assignments)
Degree exam 50% (A two-hour written paper)

All students take all elements of assessment, including the examination.
Special Arrangements
This course is open to all students as a credit bearing course, or over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course. DELC students may only take this course if it over and above their full credit load, as a non credit bearing course.
Additional Information
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KeywordsIntermediate French Language
Course organiserMrs Sylvie-Marie Slater
Tel: (0131 6)50 8421
Course secretaryMiss Eleanor Humphrey
Tel: (0131 6)50 6949
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