Course: French B8

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Course title French B8
Course code UJP/FB8
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction French
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kocourková Pavla, Mgr.
Course content
Week 1 Introduction. Communicative activities. Week 2 French film production. Week 3 21st century adventures. Expressing success and failure. Week 4 Present conjunctive (subjonctif) - form and use. Expressing will, obligation and feelings. Week 5 Conjunctive. Expressing fear, encouraging. Week 6 Sport - analysing newspaper articles. Civilisation: The French and sports. Week 7 Progress test. The French and housework. Week 8 Expressing ownership. Indefinite dependent and indepent pronouns. Week 9 Expressing trust and distrust. Week 10 ´Dissatisfied France´ - social issues in France. Civilisation: extract from a film dealing with social issues. Week 11 Revision. Week 12 Final test. Week 13 Correcting final test.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Individual study, Students' self-study, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 18 hours per semester
professional knowledge
Students can: - use direct and indirect object correctly; - express hypothesis, polite request, suggestion and advice; - tell a joke or a story; - have a conversation related to celebrations and feasts; - understand simple recipes.
learning outcomes
Students can: - correctly use present conjuctive after expressions of will, feelings and obligation; - have a conversation about daily routine; - understand more complicated texts in newspapers on familiar topics, e.g. sport; - express their opinion on events from everyday life; - talk about social conditions in France and in the Czech Republic.
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
Collaborative instruction
Students' self-study
Individual study
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Baylon, Ch.; Campa, A.; Mestreit, C.; Murillo, J.; Tost, M. Forum 1 (Livre de l´éleve, cahier d´exercices). Hachette, 2000.
  • Girardet, J. ; Pécheur, J. Écho 2 - cahier personnel d´apprentissage. Paris: CLE international, 2008.
  • Girardet, J. ; Pécheur, J. Écho 2 - méthode de français. Paris: CLE international, 2008.
  • Grégoire, M.; Thievenaz, O. Grammaire progressive du français - niveau intermédiaire. Paris. CLE international, 2003.
  • Leroy-Miquel, C.; Goliot-Lété, A. Vocabulaire progressif du français - niveau intermédiaire. CLE, 1997.

Study plans that include the course
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