French: Second Year Extended Essay - FR566

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Autumn and Spring
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5 15 (7.5) DR J Fowler


Prerequisite for Joint Honours: Students must have achieved at least 60% average at Stage 1 and must also be taking at least 30 credits worth Culture and Literature optional modules in French at Stage 2





The module is an opportunity to embark on extended written analysis of a chosen area of study, related to, but not part of, another stage two French non-language module. It culminates in the presentation of an essay, normally in English, of 6,000 words.


This module appears in:

Contact hours

Total Contact Hours: 6

Method of assessment

Extended Essay (6,000 words) – 100%

Indicative reading

This will vary according to the topic chosen

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

- Undertake extensive pieces of analytical and critical writing about French culture and literature;
- Carry out detailed analysis of a French author, cultural theme or works;
- Engage in close reading and critical evaluation of films, literary works or historical texts in French;
- Engage in independent research about French culture and literature;

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