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 express yourself fluently in both speech and writing in different situations.

- be able to give presentations

- be able to follow and discuss news in French.

- have expanded your knowledge of French-speaking medias and their cultural features.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 05.09.2022 - 12.10.2022

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): B1

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

Teaching language: . Languages of study attainment:


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Improving your spoken and written expression in French, giving presentations, practising demanding grammar, possible visits to off-campus French-language events. Topics include French media, the world of work, studying, knowledge of French-speaking countries and cultures.

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 (30%)

    3. Oral test (10%)

    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


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : French

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn I
    2023-2024 Autumn I

    Registration for Courses: Registration for courses will take place on Sisu ( A maximum of 30 students will be accepted into the course. Registration must be confirmed by attending the first lecture.