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The module: French for Professional Purposes: Hotel and Tourism (FRC3702) has two internal Options:
Option A covers Advanced Business French while and Option B explores Hotel and Tourism Industry.
Students must choose ONE Option. Be aware that you cannot register this module twice even though it has two Options i.e. if you choose Option A and pass it you will not be allowed to do Option B later.
Major combinations:
NQF Level: 5: FRC1501, FRC1502
NQF Level: 6: FRC2601, FRC2602, FRC2603
NQF Level: 7: FRC3701, FRC3702, FRC3703, FRC3704, FRC3705
For Honours (NQF level 8) modules, see Linguistics and Modern Languages.

French Literature: France (Advanced) - FRC3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC2601 or FRC201T or Equivalent
Purpose: To prepare student for the study of selected prescribed texts from literature of France. In addition you are trained in the consolidation and practice of analytical and interpretative skills in essays.
French Literature: Francophone Countries (Advanced) - FRC3704
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC2601 or FRC201T or Equivalent
Purpose: To prepare student for the study of prescribed texts in French from literatures of Francophone countries, with particular emphasis on Africa; the socio-cultural context of the works will be studied. In addition, student will be trained in the practice of interpretative and analytical skills in the form of essays.
Practical Translation from and Into French - FRC3705
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC2601 or FRC201T or Equivalent
Purpose: To train student in the techniques and practice of translation from and into French/English.
French Language and Culture: Beginners - FRC1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Purpose: To develop the four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking from the outset, in a lively communicative approach which aims at the same time to introduce students to contemporary France and the French-speaking world.
French Language and Culture: Lower Intermediate - FRC1502
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC1501 or FRC101Q or Equivalent
Purpose: The development of aptitude in the four language skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking - from lower intermediate to intermediate level. The lively communicative approach aims at active proficiency in the language.
French Language and Culture: Intermediate - FRC2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
Pre-requisite: FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
Purpose: The enhancement of aptitude in the four language skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking - from intermediate to advanced level. You are trained in specific writing techniques and strategies: letter writing, summaries, compositions, etc. Emphasis on culture and French institutions.
French for Professional Purposes: Introduction - FRC2602
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
Purpose: To introduce you to basic business French for students interested in the socio-economic environment. Key notions and communication skills specific to the field are developed. The programme exploits and develops all four language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking, using authentic documents and interviews in print and/or in audio recordings.
French Literature: Introduction - FRC2603
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
Purpose: To introduce you to a selection of short texts from French and Francophone literatures and to basic guidelines in French for the analysis and interpretation of these texts.
French Language and Culture: Advanced Oral - FRC3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC2601 or FRC201T or Equivalent
Purpose: To develop the four language skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking - on advanced level. (Audio cassette recordings form an integral part of this module). The students are introduced to sociocultural aspects of France, the francophone world which are studied at the broadest level.
French for Professional Purposes: Hotel and Tourism - FRC3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC2601 or FRC201T or Equivalent
Purpose: To develop effective communication skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking - in the professional fields of business, hotel and tourism industry. Students will, as far as possible, interpret, react to and produce communication acts (both oral and written) in simulated situations using authentic documents originating from the industry, where applicable. The aim is not to train students for the profession as such, but to enable efficient interaction with French-speaking colleagues in the field and French-speaking clients in South Africa. This module has two internal Options. Option A covers Advanced Business French while Option B explores Hotel and Tourism Industry. Students must choose ONE Option. Be aware that you cannot register this module twice even though it has two Options i.e. if you choose Option A and pass it you will not be allowed to do Option B later.