Intercultural Language Skills 2: Advanced Writing (French)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intercultural Language Skills 2: Advanced Writing (French)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    French, French Culture, Writing Arts

  • Language Level

    Advanced

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    Throughout the semester, students will experience and reflect on a broad range of offline and online writing practices. They will work towards attaining a high level of written fluency and accuracy and will develop collaborative as well as individual writing skills. Students are expected to attend all classes and to participate fully in the proposed learning activities, in class and online.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Draft, edit, and publish clear and well structured informative and explanatory texts on complex subjects, in collaboration with others and targeting familiar and non-familiar audiences.
    2. Draft and publish well structured argumentative texts dealing with complex topics and react to opinions and arguments expressed by others.
    3. Draw on a broad lexical repertoire to express himself/herself accurately without restriction and avoiding frequent repetitions while adopting a level of formality appropriate to the communication situation, genre and media.
    4. Maintain a high degree of grammatical accuracy
    5. Make efficient and critical use of computer supported writing tools and digital resources to create written texts.