French 3

Academic year
Subject Area
French Language
Language of Instruction
Other Languages of Instruction
Mode of Delivery
ECTS Credits
1st Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

French 2

Teaching Methods

Intermediate level language learning processes use language practice and translation tasks of multimodal documents prepared before class. Students will practise their skills through discussions in class on selected topics and texts, in order to develop a formal and fluent complex expression.

Learning Outcomes

- To develop communicative skills in French in various social and academic life areas. These will help students to master communicative, linguistic and social knowledge and know-how beyond French 2 level;

- To master foreign language learning strategies introduced in French 1 and French 2, in order to develop learning autonomy;

- To develop reading in French in specific subjects from Social Sciences and Humanities.

Work Placement(s)



Topics: Francophonie (identities and differences, religion, culture and gender) - Media, Internet and Movies - Education and training - Events, attitudes and perspectives on society

Grammar: Complex sentence - Complex tenses (PQP) and subjonctif présent - Constituents (SUJ, COD, COI, CV) - PP agreement - Word order (EN, Y and double pronominalization) - Direct and Indirect speech - Passive - Relatives - Expressions with indicatif and subjonctif - Predicative uses of être 

Phonetics: Pronunciation training and complex cases

Vocabulary: according to the topics chosen in this semester

Language uses: Formal communication (press and professional situations) - Presentations - Introduction to argumentation (oral and written contexts).

Head Lecturer(s)

Cynthia De Jesus Cravo

Assessment Methods

Periodic Assessment
Other: 25.0%
Mini Tests: 25.0%
Frequency: 50.0%

Final Assessment
Exam: 100.0%


Delaunay, B.; Laurent, N. (2019). Bescherelle. La grammaire pour tous. Paris: Rodopi.

Escoufier, D.; Gomy, C.; Min, K.T. (2018). Communication progressive du français - niveau intermédiaire. Paris: Clé International.

Glucksmann, R. (2018). Notre France. L’histoire oubliée de la France humaniste et cosmopolite.  Paris: Poche.

Leitão-Heyman, A.; Pires, M.C. (2000). Du mot à la phrase. Vocabulaire portugais contemporain. Paris: Ellipses.

Miquel, C. (2011). Vocabulaire progressive du français - niveau intermédiaire. Paris: Clé International.

Miquel, C.; Goliot-Leté, A. (2011). Grammaire progressive du français - niveau intermédiaire. Paris : Clé International.

Morsel, M.H.; Richou, C.; Descotes-Genon, C. (2019). L'exercicier – 600 exercices pour le B1-B2. Paris: PUG.

Noutchié-Njiké, J. (2016). Civilisation progressive de la francophonie. Paris: Clé International.

Steele, R. (2017). Civilisation progressive du français Intermédiaire - Avec 600 activités. Paris: Clé International.