French as a Second Language

Capacity for the first half of 2023-2024: 2 groups of 25 students
Capacity for the second semester 2023-2024: 1 group of 25 students

Possible pre-requisites:

Master the French language orally. Students should have no difficulties in oral comprehension and production. The emphasis will be on written French.

This UEO is reserved for foreign students who have a good knowledge of spoken French, because it is practised in their country of origin, but who are less proficient in written French.

Students must register for this UEO online on their Digital Working Environment (ENT) or with their pedagogical secretary

Objective and content :

- understand a topic (identify key words),
- master the basics of the written French language, the grammatical and spelling rules for academic writing required at the University (verb/subject agreement, adjective/noun agreement, simple and simple compound sentences (simple and compound relative pronouns, conjugations (tenses and modes)).
- know how to write a piece of writing required in the context of their studies,
- Knowing the standards required when presenting an assignment, a report, a presentation...
- know how to write an academic paper in a structured way (introduction, structured plan, conclusion),
- master the structures that enable an argument to be highlighted (argumentative connectors, argumentative structure, etc.).

The emphasis is on written expression. The teaching will be based on concrete situations that the student will encounter during his or her course.

  • Registration 1st semester : from 11.09.23 to 29.09.23
  • Course timetable :

- Group 1 site H. Arendt (city centre) - Code T-U11-9223 with Christel MAYE: Wednesdays from 5.30pm to 7pm in room 0E31
- Group 2 site JH Fabre (Agroparc) - Code T-U11-9225 with Patricia Mercoiret: Tuesdays from 2.30 to 4pm in room A023 V

  • Start of the course The week of 18 September 2023 up to and including the week of 11 December 2023.
  • Registration 2nd semester From to 2024
  • Course timetable :
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  • Start of the course the week of
  • WEU Code : T-U11-9224