Intercultural Language Skills 2: Advanced Oral (French)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intercultural Language Skills 2: Advanced Oral (French)

  • 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
    This module sets the level B2.2/C1.1 from the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) as its minimum exit level. Throughout the semester, students will experience and reflect on a broad range of face-to-face and online oral practices (spoken production and interaction). They will work towards attaining a high level of oral fluency and accuracy in all situations. Students are expected to attend all classes and to participate fully in the proposed learning activities, in class and out of class (face-to-face and online).

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Present orally clear and detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects, and explain various view points, face-to-face and online (e.g. Pecha Kucha, podcasts)
    2. Follow and contribute to group discussions, face-to-face and online (e.g. audioconferencing, videoconferencing), on familiar as well as unfamiliar topics
    3. Draw on a broad lexical repertoire to express himself/herself accurately without restriction in a broad range of oral situations
    4. Maintain a high level of spoken fluency and accuracy
    5. Adopt a level of spoken formality appropriate to the situation
    6. Reflect on his/her learning experience, language and competences development, and learning outcomes

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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