LS1430 French A1 for Engineers 7.5 credits

Franska A1 för ingenjörer

This is a course with lots of interaction and a good balance of vocabulary learning, grammar drills and practice in the everyday language you will need to build a sound basis in French.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Overview of the basics of French grammar, as well as pronunciation and intonation. Listening comprehension and spoken communication exercises Reading comprehension exercises on simple texts with different contents. Writing exercises. 

Intended learning outcomes *

The intended learning outcomes for the course refer to the level A1, with certain elements of level A2, according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and aim to strengthen the student's global competence.

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

• use the language in speech and writing in simple everyday situations (A1)
• in Swedish, understand and account for information from different elementary texts (A1)
• identify facts from simple authentic texts (A2)
• identify the main contents in a shorter oral presentation on familiar topics (A1/A2)

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Basic university qualification. Applicants for the course should not have any prior knowledge of French.

Recommended prerequisites

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Literature

Course literature will be announced before the start of the course.

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • KONA - Assessment, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • LEXA - Continuous Assessment, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

The examiner determines, in consultation with the KTH coordinator for support to students with disabilities (Funka), possible customized examination for students with any documented and permanent functional disability. The examiner may offer a different type of exam for re-examination of individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

All examination parts passed
75% attendance

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Björn Kjellgren

Rebecca Hincks

Nathalie Kirchmeyer

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

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Offered by

ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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