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FR4105 Communication Skills in French 1

SCOTCAT credits:15
Academic year(s):2017/8
SCQF Level 10
Planned timetable:To be arranged.

The module aims to develop communicative skills, both written and spoken. It follows a text- and video-based method designed by the department which enables students to present ideas and opinions clearly and persuasively, in appropriate registers of French.

Place in programme(s) and relationship to other modules


Compulsory for all degrees involving French

UG Pre-requisite(s):FR3002 if taken, otherwise FR3001 or Erasmus year/semester abroad.
UG Modules required for:FR4106

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact:2 hours and 1 surgery hour.
Total module hours:
  • Scheduled learning: 30
  • Guided independent study: 120

Assessment pattern

UG As defined by QAA:
  • Written examinations: 60%
  • Practical examinations: 20%
  • Coursework: 20%
UG As used by St Andrews:2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
UG Re-assessment:3-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module coordinator:Dr E Herdman
Module teaching staff: