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Second Foreign Language (French)

2019/2020
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
6
ECTS credits
Course type:
Elective course
When:
3 year, 1-4 module

Instructors

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course is aimed at acquirement basic knowledge and competences of modern French language, including phonetics, graphics, normative grammar and vocabulary in the amount provided by the course. Tutorials or practice run provide students with basic knowledge of phonetics, grammar and vocabulary of modern French and focus on practical activities and exercises. The tutorials also involve peer-review sessions and feedback on students’ written work, aimed at developing basic linguistic knowledge and practical skills of French.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The course is aimed at acquirement basic knowledge and competences of modern French language, including phonetics, graphics, normative grammar and vocabulary in the amount provided by the course.
  • Able to learn and demonstrate skills in the field, other than the major field
  • Able to conduct professional activities internationally
  • Student is capable of reporting the results of the information retrieval and analysis, academic or applied research she/he has conducted: - in various genres (including reviews, policy papers, reports and publications pertaining to socio-political subject matter); - and depending on the target audience
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • to own vocabulary on the topic
  • to be able to conduct a monologue on the topic
  • to be able to make simple dialogs on a given topic
  • to be able to support a conversation on a specified topic
  • to be able to write simple essays on a specified topic
  • to have the necessary communication skills at the A2-В1 level
  • to own the necessary grammar
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Holiday.Vacances.
  • Prepositions and adverbs of place and direction and verbs
  • Verbs in Passé composé. Past Participle. Participe passé.
  • Verbs in Passé composé. Verb conjugations with avoir
  • Verbs in Passé composé. Verb conjugations with être
  • Direct and indirect pronouns, Pronoms directs et indirects.
  • Direct and indirect pronouns in Present Pronoms directs et indirects au Passé composé.
  • Reflexive verbs in Passé composé. Verbes pronominaux au Passé composé.
  • Test 1
  • Health. Body parts. (Santé. Corps humain).
  • Types of diseases (Types de maladies)
  • Giving recommendations to patients. (Recommendations aux patients).
  • Visiting a doctor. Appointment to the doctor by phone. (Visite chez le docteur).
  • Description of the disease, symptoms and recommendations. (Description des maladies).
  • Argumentation point of view. Prepositions parce que, c`est pourquoi etc. Word order in such sentences.
  • Final test
  • French cinema. (Cinéma français).
  • Passive voice . La voix passive.
  • The subjunctive. Le subjonctif passé.
  • The subjunctive. Le subjonctif present.
  • The symbols of France. (Symboles de la France).
  • Test 7
  • French songs. (Chansons françaises).
  • L`infinitif présent, l`infinitif passé
  • What should I do to be healthy?
  • Test 2
  • Clothes and Fashion. Types of сlothes. (Vêtements)
  • French cuisine. (La cuisine française).
  • What clothes are better? Comparisons of adjectives/adverbs.
  • Pronouns COD le, la, 1', les
  • What do you like to wear? (Vêtements)
  • Pronouns COI lui, leur
  • Test 3
  • Holidays. Fêtes.
  • When is Christmas celebrated in France and when in Russia?
  • Birthday. Degrees of Comparaison of Adjectives.
  • Birthday. Degrees of Comparaison of Adverbs.
  • My favorite holiday in Russia. How, where and with whom.
  • Test 4
  • Article partitive. Sport and Fitness.
  • Food. (Repas). Article partitive. Article partitif.
  • Verbs in Imparfait.
  • Imparfait. Mon enfance.
  • Mass media. (Les médias).
  • Gerund. (Le gérondif).
  • Test 6
  • Passé composé / Imparfait
  • L'expression du futur : présent, futur proche, futur simple
  • The future. Futur simple.
  • Travelling. (Voyage).
  • Test 5
  • Weather forecast. (La météo).
  • Make a predicton. (Faire une prévision).
  • Conditional mode. Conditionnel passé.
  • Verbs in Plus-que-parfait.
  • Conditional mode. Conditionnel présent.
  • My dream country.
  • Greetings. Pleased to meet you (personal pronouns, verbs Être et s'appeler in Présent de l`Indicatif.
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Reading for seminars / tutorials (lecture materials, mandatory and optional resources)
    проводится в дистанционном формате
  • non-blocking Assignments for seminars / tutorials / labs
    проводится в дистанционном формате
  • non-blocking Modul Test
    проводится в дистанционном формате
  • non-blocking Final Test (Exam)
    Экзамен проводится в дистанционном формате.Экзамен проводится в устной форме (опрос по материалам курса). Экзамен проводится на платформе ZOOM (http://zoom.us/). К экзамену необходимо подключиться согласно составленному расписанию ответов. Компьютер студента должен удовлетворять требованиям: наличие рабочей камеры и микрофона, поддержка ZOOM. Для участия в экзамене студент обязан: явиться на экзамен согласно точному расписанию, при ответе включить камеру и микрофон. Во время экзамена студентам запрещено: выключать камеру, пользоваться конспектами. Кратковременным нарушением связи во время экзамена считается нарушение связи менее 2 минут. Долговременным нарушением связи во время экзамена считается нарушение связи от 5 минут и более. При долговременном нарушении связи студент не может продолжить участие в экзамене. Процедура пересдачи подразумевает использование усложненных заданий.
  • non-blocking Oral answer (exam, monologue, dialogue)
  • non-blocking Written Assignments (Essay, Test/Quiz, Written Exam, etc.)
    проводится в дистанционном формате
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.15 * Modul Test + 0.15 * Assignments for seminars / tutorials / labs + 0.2 * Final Test (Exam) + 0.2 * Oral answer (exam, monologue, dialogue) + 0.15 * Reading for seminars / tutorials (lecture materials, mandatory and optional resources) + 0.15 * Written Assignments (Essay, Test/Quiz, Written Exam, etc.)
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Багана Жером, Лангнер А.Н. - Le Francais des Affaires. Деловой французский язык - Издательство "ФЛИНТА" - 2016 - 264с. - ISBN: 978-5-9765-1101-9 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЛАНЬ - URL: https://e.lanbook.com/book/85850

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Левина М. С., Бартенева И. Ю., Самсонова О. Б. - ФРАНЦУЗСКИЙ ЯЗЫК. ЭКОНОМИКА, МЕНЕДЖМЕНТ, ПОЛИТИКА 2-е изд., испр. и доп. Учебное пособие для академического бакалавриата - М.:Издательство Юрайт - 2019 - 203с. - ISBN: 978-5-534-06029-4 - Текст электронный // ЭБС ЮРАЙТ - URL: https://urait.ru/book/francuzskiy-yazyk-ekonomika-menedzhment-politika-441757