French Language and Culture III

General Objectives of the Course

This course aims to provide practical skills on oral and written French, raising also a greater awareness of francophone culture. Especially recommended for students, teachers, researchers or anyone engaged in exchange programs with Francophone countries.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 years or over.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Mode of Study

Face to face

Teaching / Evaluation language(s)


Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Successful course completion supposes the realization of all the proposed activities, the evaluation is expressed in a final grade on a scale of 0-20 points. Minimal pass grade is 10 points. Continuous assessment. Will include work carried out in class, active participation, writing on specific themes and partial exams. Continuous assessment:
-Active participation in classes;
-Small assessment tests

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

- Oral competence: understanding documents from the francophone world and oral expression.
- Writing Competence: mastering vocabulary from different subject areas, using basic and complex structures, from current authentic documents.
- Development the capacity of: HEARING / SEEING / READING (learning some reading techniques);
- Understanding French language functioning;
- Research work: research, particularly on the internet.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).

Graduation Requirements

As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.

Study Programme

French Language and Culture III

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 81 HORAS

ECTS Credits: 3.0


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