Business French

The American College of Greece

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business French

  • Host University

    The American College of Greece

  • Location

    Athens, Greece

  • Area of Study

    Business, French, French Culture, International Business

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Prerequisites

    French I
    French II or equivalent 

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    DESCRIPTION:
    For business and management students and for those who may need to communicate in French in a business environment.

    RATIONALE: 
    This intermediate course enriches the knowledge of French already acquired and enhances communication in a wide range of business-related areas. The course should be useful to business and management students who may need to communicate in French in a business environment.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES:
    The student who has completed this course will be able to:
    1. Demonstrate understanding of the main points of short clear standard speech in a business / work environment, provided the speech is slowly articulated.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of short texts which consist of vocabulary frequently used in a business / work environment.
    3. Take part in simple predictable interactions on subjects related to the business / work environment.
    4. Compose different types of short linear connected texts used frequently in a business environment.

    METHODS OF TEACHING AND LEARNING:
    In-class activities include listening comprehension exercises and oral practice. Group work will be used to encourage student participation in class. Students will learn and practice various reading strategies. Written exercises will be used to reinforce grammar.