French Level 6 (Current Affairs), Part 3
Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 23 April 2024 To: 25 June 2024
By studying French Level 6, you will be able to recognise the implicit meaning in written and spoken texts, be able to make presentations on various subjects, be able to express yourself spontaneously in complex situations, analyse written and/or spoken material and have improved your intercultural competence further by accessing political, historical and cultural information from a variety of sources.
What does this course cover?
Please note that there is no prescribed syllabus; content will vary according to students’ interests and current affairs arising during the year. Students are encouraged to share their interests through presentations, discussions, simulations, and debates.
It may include:
Institutions and structures
- Legal institutions: Local & International
- Different forms of companies
- Business sectors
The digital age
- Intellectual property
- Security online & Company security measures
- Internationalisation of law & Tax systems
- Non-profit organisations
- Small & medium size companies
- Multinational companies
- Landmark & Famous court cases
- Sustainable business
- Economy & environment
- Environment & law
- Health & safety
- Intercultural awareness in business
- Consumer’s rights
Evolutions in the workplace
- Workers’ rights: history & changes
- Companies in media societies
- Changing structures: values, ethics and attitude
- Women at work - glass ceiling
- Work patterns - zero-hour contracts
Art and Business
- The value of a work of art
- Insurance practices
- Art as investment
- Describing and understanding complex contents
- Preparing and delivering presentations
- Understanding and working with graphics, facts and statistics
- Writing reports, professional correspondence, meeting invitations etc.
- Debating (pros & cons)
- Understanding and expressing regulations
- Asking for clarification
- Complaining (verbally and in writing)
- Describing events, places and people
- Chairing/organizing a meeting
What will I achieve?
When French Level 6 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of C1/C2 level of the CEFR, level 6 of the RQF.
*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.