French Conversation Course, Elementary level
General Objectives of the CourseThe course is aimed at all those who wish to strengthen, improve and develop their oral expression by debating and discussing current topics of great repercussion in French. Students are expected to acquire knowledge and skills in French corresponding to level B1.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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 StudyB-learning
Teaching / Evaluation language(s)French
Examination Regulations, Assessment and GradingFinal grading: 0-20 points.
Learning Objectives and Intended SkillsAt the end of the course, students are expected to acquire knowledge and skills in French corresponding to level B1.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and as such they will be able to:
a) understand the essential points when the standard language used is clear, dealing with family aspects in contexts of: work, school, leisure time, etc.
b) participate in most situations that may occur on the go, in a region where the target language is spoken.
c) organize a simple and coherent discourse on family issues in different areas of interest.
d) report events, experiences or a dream, express a desire or ambition and briefly justify the reasons for a project or an idea.
Qualification Requirements and RegulationsRules of creation and operation of non-degree courses at the University of Coimbra.
As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferred system of evaluation. This requires 75% of class attendance and completion of two 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.
Non Degree Course
Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate
Duration: 81 HORAS
ECTS Credits: 3.0