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FR1001   French Language and Literature 1

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 9.00 am

This module aims to bridge the gulf between school and university French studies by developing the language skills of post A-Level/Higher entrants and offering them a grounding in the literary and cultural tradition in France. In particular, it aims to ensure grammatical competence and promote comprehension and production in both written and spoken modes, and to teach the reading of French literary texts in their socio-cultural context and develop basic skills of literary criticism.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): In taking this module you must have Higher, Advanced Higher or A-Level French at Grade A (or European equivalent), or International Baccalaureat (6 in French at High Level), or AP score of 5, or SAT Subject Test Score of 700+.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 4 hours and 1 surgery hour.

Scheduled learning hours: 40

Guided independent study hours: 160

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 40%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%