Course details

French 2

F2 FSI F2 Acad. year 2022/2023 Summer semester 3 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

The course is intended for beginners or false beginners who attended and successfully completed the course French 1 (code: F1) in the previous semester or for students who have basic knowledge of the French language. The course follows up on the knowledge of grammar and vocabulary acquired in the course F1.

Fundamental literature

  • LEROY-MIQUEL, Claire. Communication progressive du français: avec 270 activités : [niveau débutant]. 2 ed. Italy: CLE International, c2006. ISBN 209-033306-5.

Progress assessment

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having attended the seminars actively and worked out all assigned tasks for self-study. The exam has a written and an oral part.

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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