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French 1

Module name (EN): French 1
Degree programme: Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-6.2F
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2VU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
B-A-6.2F Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 4, optional course
ABA-2.2-F. Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 4, optional course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Christine Sick
Margret Wilhelm, Diplomdolmetscherin

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Learning outcomes:
The courses "French 1" and "French 2" are based on each other. In the course of the two modules mentioned above, students will improve their professional and technical French allowing them to advance from entry level B1 to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
In the "French I" module, students will develop, test and expand their language skills and knowledge in a pragmatic-functional manner and thus improve their oral and written communication skills in job-specific situations. At the same time, they will also develop their ability to express their opinions. We will focus on speaking, listening comprehension and writing skills.
Using an intercultural approach, students will also develop an understanding of the differences in international working environments, especially in francophone countries and thus, improve their intercultural competence.

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Module content:
Establishing contact:
- Greetings and saying farewell
- Introducing oneself and others
The workplace and types of professions:
- The workplace and collegiality
- Describing professional activities and priorities
- New media
Talking on the telephone:
- Verbal expressions in a professional context
- Asking for and giving information
- Arranging and postponing appointments
Written communication:
- Short messages via SMS and e-mail
- Formulas for greetings and closings, taking into account different stylistic levels
In addition, we will work on:
- Vocabulary
- Repetition of relevant grammatical structures
- Raising awareness for functional language use

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Teaching methods/Media:
Teaching and learning materials (print, audio, video), multimedia teaching and learning software for specific target groups.

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Recommended or required reading:
PONS Kompaktwörterbuch _ Französisch-Deutsch/Deutsch-Französisch mit CD-Rom Klett-Verlag, Stuttgart, ISBN 978-3-12-517344-6
M. Grégoire, O. Thiévenaz: Grammaire Progressive du Franšais _ Niveau intermédiaire. (Neue deutsche Ausgabe); Klett-Verlag, Stuttgart, ISBN 978-3-12-529863-7
Students will receive a list of recommended teaching and learning materials. We recommend the following multimedia learning program for independent learning:
_Oberstufe Französisch. 6000 Vokabeln zu allen Themen_. Vokabellernprogramm auf CD-ROM mit Sprachausgabe. Klett-Verlag, Stuttgart

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