French for International Business 2

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French for International Business 2

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, French, French Culture, International Business

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    Description
    This module sets the level B2.1 from the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as its minimum exit level. The module aims to enable students to acquire the language skills necessary to engage in academic activities in the course of their year abroad, to provide students with skills that enable them to become autonomous learners through French, to research a specialised topic, to carry out a group project, to set goals, to plan the different stages of the project, to organise their work and to design the best possible mode of delivery, to improve the student's formal academic writing skill, to evaluate and monitor, individually and in groups, progress and product and to manage their own learning.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. LO1    Define and explain key business vocabulary in French
    2. LO2    Demonstrate an increased knowledge of the French economy, French and Irish companies, advertising
    3. LO3    Extract key points from authentic (business-related) materials in French
    4. LO4    Research an Irish or an Irish-based company that wishes to export to France
    5. LO5    Perform a group oral presentation on that topic with clarity and fluency appropriate to this level

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.