This topic introduces students to the experience of, and skills for, reading extended, authentic texts in French. Different traditions of French writing, both expository and literary, will be examined, and their textural components analysed. These texts will be considered within their socio-cultural, and historical contexts.
Introduce students to reading techniques and strategies, to enhance textual comprehension
Introduce students to the analysis of authentic texts in the French language
Enhance communicative competence through thematic discussions involving pair work and group work
Provide a framework to understand a range of socio-cultural issues presented in the texts studied.
Develop critical and analytical skills through the study of French language texts
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
read French texts with method
perform a simple textual analysis
identify the purpose and audience of a range of French texts
discuss the historical and socio-cultural contexts of French texts
communicate their analyses, both verbally and in writing, in French
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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