French Advanced Language

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Advanced Language

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    French, French Culture

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The overall objective of the course is to assist students to become fully autonomous language learners and to enable them to achieve the level of written and oral fluency and cultural awareness that will be required of them in an intercultural workplace at home or abroad. It also aims to further develop the students' ability to apply a range of transferable skills such as time management, team work, project management and oral presentation skills.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Extract the main ideas from a wide range of long and complex documents related to the theme of Globalisation.
    2. Demonstrate understanding of a range of audio-visual documents on specialised topics.
    3. Produce clear, well-structured texts on a range of topics relating to the course theme, synthesizing and evaluating information and arguments.
    4. Present and discuss an issue relating to the module theme, with appropriate highlighting of significant points and relevant supporting detail.
    5. Demonstrate a good command of a broad lexical repertoire, allowing gaps to be readily overcome with circumlocutions.
    6. Source credible, reliable and complex information in the target language, using a variety of online media and contacts.
    7. Demonstrate critical analytical skills when presenting and discussing complex topics.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.