French 2

Communicative priorities General French Buying a ticket, finding your way around a hotel, getting your bearings in a city, talking about habits, everyday life and eating habits. French at work Organise a business trip, talk about the working day, distribute work tasks and ask for explanations. Talking about an appointment, presenting a chronology, giving instructions. Language focus (grammar) Interrogative pronouns, imperative of verbs ending in -ER, adjectives, the verbs "prendre, sortir, partir, vouloir, savoir". Reflexive verbs, prepositions for verbs "aller, venir, partir, arriver", near future, Partitive article, demonstrative pronouns. Belgium, culinary specialities of France, the French political system, the political parties, the most important presidents.

Mode of delivery

face to face



Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

- Dubois, Anne-Lyse, Taszin, Béatrice : Objectif Express 1, le monde professionnel en français A1/A2 - nouvelle édition / livre de l’élève, Hachette, 2013 - Dubois, Anne-Lyse, Tauzin, Béatrice : Objectif Express 1, le monde professionnel en français A1/A2 - nouvelle édition / cahier d’activités, Hachette, 2013

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Individual work, group work; blended learning (Open Educational Resources on Moodle, online-exercises, online-quizzes, etc.); creation of videos.

Assessment methods and criteria

Participation & performance 10%, oral part 40% (oral production and interaction 20 points, listening comprehension or cultural studies 20 points), written part 50% (reading comprehension 10 points, written production and interaction 20 points, grammar and vocabulary 20 points).


Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)



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Academic year



2 SS



Learning outcome

Exemplary A2 After successful completion of the course, students are can: - understand simple information about persons/work as well as simple letters (appointments/invitations) - understand information of instructions according to known language patterns (timetables/ads/brochures) - answer simple questions about the field of activity based on known language patterns and ask questions about it. In addition to this, students will be able to develop their understanding of the culture of the respective countries so that it can be successfully applied in business life.

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