The module guides students to acquire a level of proficiency where they can understand and produce basic spoken and written sentences in the target language primarily for social purposes. Through a programme of written and oral classes they gain the skills to achieve Level A2 on the Common European Framework, enabling them to communicate and understand simple and routine everyday texts in the target language. Oral classes develop students┐ ability to communicate and understand basic information on familiar topics and activities. Written classes enhance students┐ ability to understand and produce simple texts and messages.
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||Language classes will comprise a mixture of seminars and oral classes and in some instances lectures. Seminars will develop students' abilities to read, understand and produce basic written text in the target language. Oral classes will develop students' receptive skills and interactive skills and enable students to engage with native speakers on a range of basic everyday topics. Lectures or seminars will introduce students to grammar and semantics of the language Independent work may include formative and summative work including short oral presentations, aural exercises and written assessment.
||Formal Exam, Course work, Presentation
Information on the department responsible for this unit (Languages and Cultures):
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