Code: 31023
Departament: Department of Humanities
Field of Study: Language
    Level to achieve: C1 (according to CEFR for languages)
    Development of oral and written linguistic competences
    Development of (inter)cultural competences
Isabelle Simões Marques

Course Description:
This course unit promotes French language knowledge improvement, through discovery and analysis of documents - authentic or others - related to contemporary French society.

The course unit French V corresponds to part of the competences of levels B2 and C1 defined by the Council of Europe in the Common European Framework of Reference.
Students are expected to be able of analysing a text, as well as understanding its structure and writing comments respecting the textual organisation and argumentation principles. They must equally be able of expressing themselves clearly and with detail on a wide range of matters, giving an opinion about a problem and supplying advantages and inconvenients between several possibilities.

Expressing opinions and feelings, relating events, writing short articles, letters of complaint, commenting actuality. The competence of communication will be practised in the following thematic areas: food, jobs, media, fashion, arts.

Antologia de textos, organizada por temas, disponibilizada na Sala de Aulas Virtual.
FRÉROT, Jean-Louis, BOULARES, Michèle - Grammaire Progressive du Français, Niveau Avancé, avec 400 exercices corrigés inclus. Porto : CLE Internacional e Porto Editora, 2002. ISBN: 9782090338621.
Trésor de la Langue Française informatisé :


Workload (hours): 156
Contact Hours: 15

Continuous assessment is mandatory: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a presence-based final exam (p-folio) in the end of the semester (60%).

Students are recommended to have attended to French I, II, III and IV.

Language(s) of Instruction: Portuguese.

Contact for virtual mobility students: Communication and International Relations Office –