Syllabus

French I: Culture and Society

Code
GFR2J7
Points
7.5 Credits
Level
First Cycle
Faculty
Språk
Subject field
French (FRA)
Group of Subjects
French
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
French1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1G1N
Approved
Approved, 09 September 2020.
This syllabus is valid from 09 September 2020.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course, students will, in French, be able to:

  • explain the concept of “la francophonie“ and its significance
  • describe the geographical aspects and features of France and the French-speaking world
  • explain and discuss events and aspects of the history of France and the French-speaking world from 1945 until today
  • describe and discuss some important aspects of culture and politics in contemporary society in France and the French-speaking world.

Course Content

The course includes a study of geography, history and society in France and the French-speaking world. Some aspects of cultural and social conditions in France and the French-speaking world are covered. The concept “la francophonie“ is analysed and discussed.

Assessment

Continuous assessment through active participation in seminars, written assignments and oral presentations.

Forms of Study

Teaching is conducted through lectures and obligatory seminars in which students shall participate actively. Instruction is in French.

Grades

The Swedish grades U - VG

To achieve the grade of VG for the whole course, VG is required in module 2.

Reporting of grades:
Module 1: Oral presentation - 3 cr
Module 2: Written presentation - 4.5 cr

Prerequisites

  • Field-specific entry requirements 2/A2 or equivalent knowledge
  • No knowledge of Swedish is required.

Other Information

Replaces GFR2AC.