French 4

Communicative focus General French Describe premises, trends, and developments List advantages and disadvantages, describe leisure activities Extending and deepening basic vocabulary French in the working environment Preparing and organising company events, reporting on a business trip, write simple minutes of a meeting. Language focus (including grammar) Future and past negated verbs, irregular verbs, object pronouns Office equipment; phrases and vocabulary for meetings, timetable, and diary

Mode of delivery

face to face



Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

- Dubois, Anne-Lyse, Tauzin, Béatrice : Objectif Express 1, le monde professionnel en français A1/A2 nouvelle édition / livre de l’élève, Hachette, 2013, Einheit 9 + Dossiers - Dubois, Anne-Lyse, Tauzin, Béatrice : Objectif Express 1, le monde professionnel en français A1/A2 nouvelle édition / cahier d’activités, Hachette 2013, Einheit 9

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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

Assessment methods and criteria

Choice between: - Internationally recognised language certificate - French: total score of maximum 100 points o Minimum number of points for passing the exam: 50 /100 o Minimum number of points per exam: 5 / 25 - Russian: At least 65% of each of the 5 parts (vocabulary and grammar, reading comprehension, listening comprehension, written production, oral part) must be passed. - Spanish: The DELE exam is passed if 60% of the maximum score is achieved in each of the two parts (the 1st part is oral production and oral interaction plus listening comprehension and the 2nd part is written production and interaction plus reading comprehension). If the candidate fails only one part of the examination, the whole examination must be repeated. - Internal exam: oral part 40% (oral production and interaction 20 points, oral reception 20 points), written part 60% (reading comprehension 30 points, written production and interaction 30 points). See more details in the Curriculum Matrix for Elective Languages.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Successful completion of semester 3


Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)



ECTS Credits


Language of instruction




Academic year



4 SS



Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course, students can - participate actively in meetings and discussions in a simple way - make suggestions and give instructions - write a simple business letter.

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