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

Undergraduate Course: Elementary French Language (ELCF07005)

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 www.llc.ed.ac.uk/open-languages Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course in spoken and written French is designed for students who have some knowledge of French (approximately Standard Grade/GCSE level) and who wish to extend it.

All students take all elements of assessment including the degree examination (2 hours).

There is an identical course (Elementary French Language - ELCF07006) which runs in the second semester.

On successful completion of the course students will have the option of taking Intermediate French Language ELCF07006 (20 credits), which follows on from Elementary French Language.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Students MUST NOT also be taking ELEMENTARY FRENCH LANGUAGE (SEMESTER 2) (ELCF07006)
Other requirements French at Standard Grade (SCE)/GCSE or equivalent evidence of proficiency.
Additional Costs A course book
A bilingual dictionary
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesEntry 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 1, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  61
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Class Delivery Information IMPORTANT: Students must attend pairs of classes choosing ONE of:

GROUP A: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:10-16:00
OR
GROUP B: Tuesday and Thursday, 16:10-18:00
OR
GROUP C: Monday and Thursday, 16:10-18:00

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.

The first class meeting will be Tuesday 17th September at 16:10, in S.1 7 George Square.
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 20, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 20, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 153 )
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 S1 (December)Elementary French Language2:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)2:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Improved competence in the four main skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing French. This greater competence is intended to lead to greater confidence and to enhance the ability to learn independently.
Assessment Information
Coursework 50% (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
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsElementary French Lanaguage
Contacts
Course organiserMrs Sylvie-Marie Slater
Tel: (0131 6)50 8421
Email: Sylvie.Slater@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Eleanor Humphrey
Tel: (0131 6)50 6949
Email: Eleanor.Humphrey@ed.ac.uk
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