Course details

French 1

F1 FSI F1 Acad. year 2022/2023 Winter semester 2 credits

Current academic year

The course is intended to teach French as a foreign language at general level. It is focused on practical, everyday communication.


Language of instruction




Time span

  • 26 hrs exercises



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students will be made familiar with general vocabulary and simple grammar for everyday communication.

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is to equip students for real-life tasks, such as describing problems or giving instructions, that arise in daily life.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Course is intended primarily for beginners or false beginners.

Progress assessment

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively and worked out all assigned tasks for self-study. Students have to pass a credit test reaching 60% points as minimum.

Teaching methods and criteria

Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.

Controlled instruction

Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. In case of missing more than two seminars, the teacher can allow students to substitute for these.

How to contact the teacher

Teachers may be contacted via email or in the office hours.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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