French Upper-Intermediate 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
702SFB22 ZK 2 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to communicate in complex situations.

Ability to lead discussions on abstract topics.

Study vocabulary.

Mode of study

Readings and writings analysis, listenings, presentation and practice of lexis and grammar structures, moderated dialogues, discussions, independent presentations.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A requirement for the course is language knowledge corresponding to lower level course.

Course contents

Topics: hitchhiking, shopping, The French and Czechs, theatre, music, film, graphic arts and accompanying study fields.

Grammar: subjunctive of additional irregular verbs and after conjunctions, past subjunctive, present participle, gerunds, past simple, passive voice, pronouns: lequel, autre, tense order, question pronoun „dont“.

Speaking: expressing feelings, forming and defending opinions, arguments, proposing solutions.

Understanding standard speech, news and film.

CV writing and cover-letter.

The topics and grammar correspond to lessons 29-32 of the coursebook.

Recommended or required reading

BOULARES, Michele, FREROT Jean-Louis. Grammaire progressive du français(niveau avancé). Paris: CLE INTERNATIONAL, 1995.

GRÉGOIRE, Maia, MERLO Gracia. Exercices communicatifs de la grammaire progressive du français(niveau intermédiaire). Paris: CLE INTERNATIONAL,1998.

GRÉGOIRE,Maia,THIÉVENAZ Odile. Grammaire progressive du français(niveau intermédiaire). Paris:CLE INTERNATIONAL, 1995.

MÉRIEUX, Régine, LOISEAU Yves. Connexions, Méthode de français, niveau 2. Paris: Didier 2004. ISBN 978-2-278-05532-6

MÉRIEUX, Régine, LOISEAU Yves, BOUVIER, Béatrice. Connexions, Méthode de français, niveau 3. Paris: Didier 2004. ISBN 978-2-278-05622-4

PRAVDOVÁ, Marie, PRAVDA, Miroslav. Francouzština nejen pro samouky. LEDA 2007 ISBN 978-80-7335-083-3

Material from the internet, newspapers and magazines.

Internet course:Polarfle, Bonjourdefrance

Selections are made from the aforementioned materials. Precise information will be provided by the instructor.

Study materials by Czech authors are appropriate for independent study, particularly of grammar.

Assessment methods and criteria

This course is concluded with an exam. The requirements to sit the exam are:

The exam is comprised of two parts, written and oral.

Written: the exam includes reading comprehension, listening, grammar and vocabulary sections.

The oral part includes translation, analysis, possible reproduction of a professional writing of about 10 pages which the student prepares prior after consultation with the instructor. There is then a conversation about the student project topic.


If the student because of extenuating circumstances is not able to attend the course (internship, competition, serious health issues), the student is to contact the instructor and acquire study materials and arrange a consultation. Otherwise, the student is no eligible for credit.

Only CJP exams from the previous 3 years are recognized. Exams from other schools or other certificates do not release the students from exam requirements.

Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

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The subject is a part of the following study plans