SLL40590 French Core B1

Academic Year 2023/2024

MALI Core Language module for FRENCH lower intermediate students. See undergraduate module FR10070.
This is a continuation of UG T1 module.
Scheduled for T2 (spring) trimester.

In-module repeats of select component elements may be made available during this module for students.
Any in-module repeat is only available to students who have already sat and failed an in-term component; it carries a one-grade penalty; and it does not extend to orals or RDS exams.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students should have mastered the same skills as per undergraduate module FR10070.
Students should have worked with their MALI Language Tutor on honing language skills and on preparing an image-centred Presentation.

Indicative Module Content:

See French undergraduate module FR10070.

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 lower intermediate level module FR10070 (B2 on the CEFR scale).

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
Summer 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?

75% of this module is examined as per the undergraduate French module FR10070. 25% of this module is examined by MALI Presentation.