LS1433 French A2 for Engineers 7.5 credits

Franska A2 för ingenjörer

This course is designed to help you practise and improve the French you learnt in school and to inspire you to develop your skills further.

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Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Further study of basic French grammar. Listening comprehension and spoken communication exercises. Reading comprehension exercises on texts with general and technical contents. Writing exercises.

Intended learning outcomes *

The intended learning outcomes for the course refer to the 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, in addition to what is specified in courses at the lower level, be able to:

• use the language in speech and writing in everyday situations and simple work-related situations (A2)
• understand and distinguish the main contents in clear standard speech within well-known subject areas (A2/B1)
• in Swedish, understand and account for facts from simple authentic, technical texts (A2)
• hold a short, individually prepared, presentation (A2)

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Basic university qualification. Completion and pass of French A1 for Engineers, equivalent older course, or the equivalent knowledge demonstrated in a compulsory placement test taken before applying for the course.

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Examination and completion

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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Nathalie Kirchmeyer

Further information

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ITM/Learning in Engineering Sciences

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Education cycle *

First cycle

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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.