Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


At course completion, you will:

- be able to manage fairly well in many work-related communication situations. You will be able to, for instance, make a proposal and react to one in a meeting and talk about your employment history.

- manage in the most common communication situations in a French-speaking country.

- have gained knowledge of some special terminology and concepts related to the world of work.

- be able to read articles using language tools.

- be able to produce short texts in French.

- have a better understanding of the French-speaking culture and its characteristics in everyday and work-related contexts.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 02.11.2021 - 14.12.2021

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): David Erent

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period): A2

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English, Finnish


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    On this course, you will look at the characteristics of French grammar and improve your formal and informal communication skills.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    1. Lectures 24 h or 36 h, active participation in class (10%). 80% attendance in class is required. Registration must be confirmed by attending the first lecture.

    2. Classroom tests and/or written assignments (20%)

    3. Oral test and/or oral assignments (20%)

    4. Written examination: 50%

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    - Contact hours 24 h or 36 h

    - Independent work by the student and a written examination, and preparing for the exam 57 h or 45 h


Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Objectif express 2 - Nouvelle édition (Anne-Lyse DUBOIS, Béatrice TAUZIN, ISBN: 9782014015751)


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Passing the course requires regular attendance. Registration must be confirmed by attending the first teaching session.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Autumn I, Spring III

    2021-2022 Autumn II (online), Spring IV

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: In the academic year 2021-2022, registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( instead of WebOodi.

    Weboodi. Please see WebOodi for the registration dates. A maximum of 30 students will be accepted into the course in the order of registration. Registration must be confirmed by attending the first lecture.