Open Access Intensive French L3

Centre for Modern Languages, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 20359

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1&2

Pre-requisite modules GCSE A-C / FL2 or equivalent.

Module description

This module aims to develop, consolidate and extend listening, speaking, reading and writing skills acquired at GCSE. The course will also help students to develop strategies for coping with French in real-life situations using a variety of materials: authentic texts, dialogues, short presentations, interviews and simulated radio & TV programmes. Students will be given the opportunity to work in a group as well as individually. 3 contact hours per week.

Teaching and learning methods

Practical language classes involving both whole-group and small group/pair work activities. Students’ active participation is fostered via the use of visual aids, audio/video recordings and the Internet. 2 contact hours a week.