Attaining B1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Expected learning outcomes
Reading comprehension: understanding texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday language; understanding the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.
Listening comprehension: understanding the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters; understanding the main points of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal interest as long as the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
Reading and listening activities are scheduled in addition to the following topics: articles définis et indéfinis, verbs (indicatif présent, passé composé, imparfait, futur, prepositions, adjectives, pronouns, partitifs).
Important: Students of the program Erasmus+ incoming must contact The Language Centre of the University through Infostudenti Service by selecting SLAM.
Prerequisites for admission
Students who attained a level lower than B1 at the entry-level test will have to attend the course.
The course consists of 40 hours of in-person learning and 60 hours of self-study on the online platform.
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Assessment methods and Criteria
To be admitted to the end-of-course test, students must have attended at least 75% of the course and complete at least 75% of the exercises on the online platform by the end of the course.
The assessment is computer-based. Students will have to sit for the test one week after the end of the course. It consists of three parts: 1. Reading comprehension: 2 readings 2. Listening comprehension: 1 listening 3. Language use: 4 grammar exercises and 2 exercises of vocabulary
Students who do not attain the level required by their degree program can sit for the test up to five times within their academic career. Students with disabilities or with specific learning disabilities (SLDs) must contact SLAM through Infostudenti Service in order to receive special arrangements and support for the exam. (Students with disabilities: 50% of extra time; Students with SLDs 30%).