FRENCH LANGUAGE 2

First cycle degree in LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: French

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: LUCIANA TIZIANA SOLIMAN

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Duration: from October to mid June (ASSISTED LANGUAGE TEACHING + MODULE ON THEORY).
The course French Language 2 can only be taken after passing the exam for French Language 1. The required level is A2 in all four basic skills of written and oral comprehension and production. The module also requires good competence in phonetic and phonological aspects of French.
Examination methods: Examination
1) Assisted language teaching: for the written test, students will be required to write a formal commercial letter in French.
2) Written test for the traditional teacher-led module: sentence analysis aimed at constituents, syntactic relations, semantic roles of syntactic units, structure of phrases, values of morphemes.
3) Assisted language teaching: for the oral test, students will be required to take part in a dialogue simulating a business negotiation.
4) Final oral test: i) discussion of a topic of the course (with discussion of errors in the written test); ii) analysis of an excerpt; iii) oral testing of lexicon (drills).
Course unit contents: Module on SYNTAX "Microsyntaxe: observer et réfléchir": the module will describe simple and complex units of the sentence, alternating theoretical observation and practice. Topics covered include: noun phrases and verb phrases. In particular, students will be required to practice on linguistic analysis.
A major focus is on the lexicon of the existential domain (perceptions, emotions, and thoughts), which will be analysed step by step using systematic inventories.