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Unit information: French for General Purposes Level 1 Grade 2 (post GCSE) in 2013/14

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Unit name French for General Purposes Level 1 Grade 2 (post GCSE)
Unit code LANG12012
Credit points 10
Level of study C/4
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Mrs. Duranton
Open unit status Open

Pass at GCSE (Grade C) or equivalent, in French



School/department Department of French
Faculty Faculty of Arts


Consolidation and development of general language structures and functions. Introduction and practice of basic specialist concepts and terminology to enable students to develop their existing language competence into areas related to their fields of study. The unit includes: practice in the four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing), grammar review, vocabulary development (general and specialist), and cultural and social aspects of the language. Particular emphasis will be placed on the skills necessary for effective oral and written communication in the target language at an intermediate to advanced level.