Short Title:French
Full Title:French
Module Code:FREN H3022
NFQ Level:7
ECTS Credits:5
Description:This module aims to expand the students’ existing skills and knowledge of the target language. The students will research and present aspects of commercial and cultural relevance in the target language country/countries
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to
  1. Communicate competently on a range of topics in the target language.
  2. Present information on companies and products in the target language country/countries.
  3. Translate a variety of texts from and into the target language.
  4. Describe issues of a contemporary nature in the target language country/countries using a variety of media

Module Content & Assessment

Content (The percentage workload breakdown is inidcative and subject to change)
  • General language (30%)
    Further development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
  • Business Language (50%)
    Presentation of issues of commercial relevance. Translation of commercial texts from and into the target language
  • Aspects of Business culture and society (20%)
    Business environment, companies, products.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work50%
End of Semester Formal Examination50%
 Outcome addressed% of totalAssessment Date
Formal End-of-Semester Examination1,2,3,450%Semester End
Coursework Breakdown
TypeDescriptionOutcome addressed% of totalAssessment Date
Continuous AssessmentLearning outcomes will be assessed using in-class tests, which will assess translation skills and general and business language functions. Students will also be assessed on in-class presentations in the target language.50n/a

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

TypeDescriptionHoursFrequencyAverage Weekly Learner Workload
LectureClass Based Instruction3Every Week3.00
Independent LearningReading/Study6Every Week6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours3.00
Required Book Resources
  • Cazaux, Nathalie & Maher, Eamon 2002, Faisons Affaires, Folens
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Authentic, Le Petit Journal n/a