Study programme 2020-2021Français
French foreign language I
Programme component of Master's in Computer Science à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-M1-INFO60-035-MOptional UEADAM VéroniqueG600 - Service Enseignement
  • ADAM Véronique
  • CHAINAYE Laurence

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français56000055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
V-INTR-001French as a foreign language S1560000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Master communication techniques.
    • Communicate, both orally and in writing, their findings, original proposals, knowledge and underlying principles, in a clear, structured and justified manner.
    • Adapt their communication to a variety of audiences.
  • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy.
    • Aquire new knowledge independently.
    • Pursue further training and develop new skills independently.
    • Develop and integrate a high degree of autonomy to evolve in new contexts.

Learning Outcomes of UE

At the end of this course, the student will be able to understand texts at level B1+, and listenings at level B1+ in contexts relevant to the career of an engineer.

Content of UE

- Revision of the basic structures of the English language. - Strenghtening and development of reading and listening comprehension skills. - Individual activities 

Prior Experience

Students will have to take a placement test in order to be placed in the adapted level group.  The students whose level is inferior to A2 will have to attend remedial classes organized by the Centre of Modern Languages.  

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Participation: 10% Written examination: 90%

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Written examination composed of a listening and a reading comprehensions at level B1+ as well as questions on grammar and vocabulary.   + assessment of the individual activities if the student didn't score 10/20 in Q2.

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

See Q1

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
V-INTR-001Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
V-INTR-001Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
V-INTR-001A list of useful websites to improve and practise French as a foreign language will be provided to the students.

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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