SLL40560 French Option B1

Academic Year 2023/2024

MALI Option Language module for French Lower Intermediate (level B1 on CEFR scale) students as per FR10060.
Scheduled for T1 (autumn) trimester.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students should have mastered the same skills as per French undergraduate module FR10060.
Students should have worked with their MALI Language Tutor on honing language skills and on preparing an image-centred Presentation.

Indicative Module Content:

See undergraduate module FR10060 (French).

Students will work weekly with their MALI Language Tutor to hone language skills and to prepare a final image-centred Presentation on either film or media relating to the culture of their chosen language, pitched at the relevant language level studied.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Small Group


Seminar (or Webinar)




Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Variety of language-teaching methods used. These may include active/task-based learning; peer and group work; lectures; critical writing; reflective learning; individual work with MALI tutor; enquiry & problem-based learning; student presentations, etc. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:

Students must normally have a BA or equivalent to register to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Examination: 75% of this module is examined as per the undergraduate French Level 1 module (B1 on the CEFR scale) FR10060.

25% of this module is examined by MALI Presentation.
Unspecified No Graded No


Presentation: 25% of this module is examined by MALI Presentation.
Presentation topics must be agreed with MALI Language Tutor.
Presentations must focus on media or film topics in target language.
Unspecified n/a Graded No



Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Students are followed closely by their Language Tutor for 10 sessions during the trimester and will receive regular individual feedback on progress. Students will also receive feedback on language work completed within the framework of their classroom language work.

Name Role
Assoc Professor Douglas Smith Lecturer / Co-Lecturer