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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 Language and Culture: Beginners - FRC1501
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 5 Credits: 12
Module presented in English,Other languages
Purpose: This module will enable participants 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 Other languages,English
Pre-requisite: FRC1501 or FRC101Q or Equivalent
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to assist students in 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 English,Other languages
Pre-requisite: FRC1502 or FRC102R or Equivalent
Purpose: The Purpose of this module is to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of French grammar, which will further enhance the aptitude in the four language skills from a lower intermediate level to an intermediate level. Students who achieve the outcomes of this module will be able to use French grammar in the four basic communication skills i.e. speaking, writing, reading and listening proficiently.
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
Purpose: The Purpose of this module is to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of French grammar, which will further enhance the aptitude in the four language skills from a lower intermediate level to an intermediate level. Students who achieve the outcomes of this module will be able to use French grammar in the four basic communication skills i.e. speaking, writing, reading and listening proficiently.
French Literature: Introduction - FRC2603
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
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: This module develops and reinforces language skills as well as communicative competences of the student acquired during the first two levels of study. Students are further exposed to cultural and media aspects relating to Africa and Europe. The module tackles general language and the French civilization. This module aims to provide a broad understanding of the French language of the day-to-day communication settings. The student will be able to handle a conversation in writing and orally in French. The module will afford students the ability to engage in dialogue with French speaking interlocutors, write official letters and participate in an official interview in French. The student will be able to make use of advanced grammatical aspects in spoken and written language.
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: This module consists of two internal Options. Option A aims at getting the student to familiarise himself with the socio-professional seeks to equip the student to use the French language in his work while developing language skills that are necessary in his profession; covers Advanced Business French while Option B explores Hotel and Tourism Industrthis module is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in French business and hotel and tourism; the student will acquire a good foundation in French for professional purposes in either of the chosen option and the student will be able to understand and communicate in writing as well as orally when engaging French speaking clients. 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.
French Literature: France (Advanced) - FRC3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in Other languages,English
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. This module aims to provide students with a practical aspect of translation, which will enable students to, visualised and comprehend that the transfer from one language to another is not just a simple transcription of a linguistic system to another. Students are introduced to the practice of translation by engaging with syntax, semantic and especially pragmatic problems. Moreover, this process is more than a sign system; It involves a thinking system, and thus, it entails not only conveying the message from the source text in language a but also the style, the tone, the emotive factor as well as the mood and the feeling created in the source text to the target language.