Applied French 3: Language and Culture in Context module (PF30002)

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The Language Studies strand will continue to develop your knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Advanced grammar and language awareness
  • Critical reading and analysis of short literary texts
  • Listening, note taking, and contextualised summary (current affairs topics)
  • Summary of English texts in target language
  • Advanced oral presentation skills (cultural topics)
  • Advanced skills of argument and debate in foreign language (current affairs topics)

The Cultural Studies strand will cover:

  • Topic areas include the arts (literature, poetry, film, painting) and contemporary social, political and cultural issues (for example, immigration, xenophobia, non-traditional families, gender issues, etc.).
  • Analysis and comparison of the vision of society presented through French-language films of the 20th and 21st Century, with particular regard to the representation of history and of the social, cultural and ethical issues surrounding migration.


This module is available on following courses: