Basic Business French 1
(initiation au français des affaires 1)
- Code: FRE4LE005
- Extent: 3 ECTS (81 h)
- Timing: 1st Semester
- Language: French/ English
- Competence level: A2
- Level: core studies
- Type: elective*
*required of students who have chosen compulsory French
Secondary school French (C/D) or equivalent.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student
- understands some basics of Business French
- is able to have small-talks in ordinary situations
- knows basics of French grammar
- French Grammar
- Oral exercises
- Basics of Business French vocabulary and concepts
Teaching and learning methods
Contact hours 32 h
Self-study 48 h
Self-assessment of learning 1 h
Mandatory attendance 80 %
Alternative ways to complete the course
1) Not attending the contact hours but doing the coursework and taking the test
One alternative available to students is that they complete all of the coursework and take the final exam, without attending the actual contact hours.
2) Recognition of prior learning
A student can demonstrate his or her equivalent language skills relating to the course objectives and content. This must be agreed upon with the teacher no later than two weeks before the course begins. Each student may attempt this only once in the period prior to the giving of the course. Evaluation is on a scale of 1-5.
Catherine Métivier, Pasila
Grammaire progressive du français avec 600 exercices, nouvelle édition – niveau intermédiaire, Maïa Grégoire, Odile Thiévenaz, CLE international
Material provided by the teacher.
Assessment criteria/scale 5-1.
|5 excellent||3 good||1 satisfactory|
Written exam in grammar and vocabulary 50%
Oral exam 50%
The self-assessment of learning assignment does not impact your grade. The
assignment is the same for all courses/modules and your answers will be used
also for course/module development. The assignment is completed online in