Study programme 2020-2021Français
Command of the Language (part 1) : Dutch
Programme component of Bachelor's in Translation and Interpretation à la Faculty of Translation and Interpretation - School of International Interpreters

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
UT-B2-TRAINT-072-MCompulsory UENICAISE LaurentT204 - Traduction spécialisée et Terminologie
  • KYGNEE Paulien
  • NICAISE Laurent

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Néerlandais
Néerlandais123400055.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
T-NEER-300Command of the Written Language (part a)617000Q150.00%
T-NEER-301Command of the Spoken Language (part a)617000Q150.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Understand language of instruction and foreign languages (language skills)
    • Communicate easily and adequately, in both selected foreign languages, at a minimum level of B2 in line with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Use lexicographical resources and reference materials to lead linguistic mediation activities individually or as part of a team (professional skills)
    • Carry out, alone or in groups, activities or projects involving critical analysis
    • Communicate results or conclusions of these activities or projects in an appropriate manner

Language Combination

Unité d’enseignement de la combinaison linguistique

Learning Outcomes of UE

Upon completion of the language courses of the second block, students will have a good command of the foreign language at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. They will be able to:
- understand articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints;
- understand contemporary prose;
- write clear, detailed texts on a variety of subjects related to their fields of interest, which give information or give reasons in support of or against a particular point of view;
- follow extended speech and complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar; understand most TV news and current affairs programmes in standard dialect;
- interact with native speakers to take part in a conversation, to express and back an opinion;
- give clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to their fields of interest; develop a clear point of view on a topical issue.   

Content of UE

Commented reading of factual and literary texts. Commented listening of audio(-visual) recordings.

Analysis and commented reading of varied texts (content, style, length, function). Analysis and commented listening of genuine audio(-visual) documents in standard dialect, involving native speakers, on familiar or topical issues.

Writing exercises. Production of texts with implementation of compensation, control and correction strategies:
- summarizing of information and arguments coming from various sources;
- development of personal arguments.

Speaking exercises:
- detailed description and presentation of general topics;
- personal argumentation;
- interactions.

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • N/A

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Cours magistraux
  • Travaux pratiques

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
T-NEER-300Sans objet
T-NEER-301Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
T-NEER-300M. Baelen, Degrave P., de Rycke K., Hiligsmann P. (2018); Néerlandais - Comprendre et exploiter des textes d'actualité; De Boeck superieur
T-NEER-301See online course

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
T-NEER-300Sans objet
T-NEER-301Not applicable

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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