University of Warwick

French with Arabic

University of Warwick
In Coventry

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Coventry
Duration 4 Years
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Coventry
  • Duration:
    4 Years
  • Start:
    Different dates available

French with Arabic (25% Arabic) will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of the language, literature, culture, society and politics of France and the Francophone world, in both a historical and a contemporary perspective, to promote a lasting interest in, and enjoyment of, French cultural variety. At the same time, you'll also be able to learn a new language, Arabic.

Arabic can only be taken at beginner level or post-GCSE level maximum. You will develop your linguistic skills by taking a language module in in each year you are at Warwick. By the end of the course you will be expected to reach B2 standard (CEFR) in Arabic (this approximates to A Level).

You’ll spend your second or third year abroad, consolidating and enhancing your learning in a Francophone environment, either as a language assistant or working or studying at one of our partner institutions.

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University Of Warwick, CV4 7AL, West Midlands, England
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University Of Warwick, CV4 7AL, West Midlands, England
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

You will have around 12 hours of contact time per week. We employ a variety of teaching styles, including: lectures; seminars of about 15 students, in which the emphasis is on student participation; and written and spoken language classes in small groups. You will spend the rest of your time studying independently, preparing for classes, reading the primary texts, writing essays and working on your language skills.

· Who is it intended for?

Our graduates work for organisations including: United Nations, the Ministry of Defence, British Airways, BBC Sussex, Nestle. Examples of our graduates’ job roles include: Lead European marketer, Freelance translator & Editor, German Language Teacher, Project Controller, European Graduate trainee, Events Assistant.

· Requirements

ABB including French IB: 34 points including 5 in Higher Level French.

· Qualification

Degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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What you'll learn on the course

Modern France
French language

Course programme

We offer a wide variety of modules exploring French language, culture society and history, as well as introductory modules on Arabic.

Year One

Core Modules
  • Modern French Language (FR101-30)
  • The Story of Modern France (FR121-30)
One of the following: LL159 Arabic; LL259 Chinese; LL2A5 Japanese, LL292 Portuguese; LL160 Russian

Optional Modules

Choose one of the following French Studies option modules
  • Approaches to Reading in English and French (FR105-30)
  • Society and Business in Modern France (FR119-30)
  • French Cultural Landmarks: Love, Language and Power (FR122-30)
Year Two/ThreeCore Modules
  • Modern French Language II (FR201-30)
One of LL2A1 Arabic; LL2A2 Chinese; LL2A6 Japanese; LL299 Portuguese; LL2A4 Russian

Optional Modules
  • Intermediate Year French Modules (30-60 credits)
  • Intermediate Year SMLC Modules (0-30 credits)
Year Two/Three - Spent AbroadYear FourCore Modules
  • Modern French Language III (FR401-30)
  • Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian (30 credits)
Optional Modules
  • Final Year French Options (30-60 credits)
  • Final Year SMLC Options (0-30 credits)
How will I be assessed?

We will track your progress through language assignments, essays, presentations, portfolio submissions and examinations (written and oral). Throughout your course you will receive detailed, personalised feedback to help you to improve your skills.

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