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BA (Hons) French and German

University of Manchester
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Course UCAS code: RR12
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  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 4 Years
Course Summary:
**BA (Hons) French and German** **French** - At least two thirds of native speaker staff, teaching you in French in language' classes as well as mostculture' classes. - Between 3 and 6 hours of French grammar and conversation every week, in order to reach near-native precision and fluency, running in parallel with optional course units on French and Francophone history, politics, literature, popular culture and/or linguistics, from the Early Modern period to the present. - Study, work and/or teach during the Year Abroad, including outside of metropolitan France (for instance in Belgium, Switzerland, Martinique and Quebec). - Long-established partnership with the Alliance Française de Manchester with cultural events throughout the year (film screenings, talks, plays, concerts, exhibitions and intensive language classes). - Collaboration with the Institut de Touraine in the Loire Valley, hosting Easter and Summer French language classes, appropriate for ab initio students and finalists. **German** - Gives students a solid grounding in German language and the opportunity to explore in depth German culture, linguistics, history and literature. Equips students with the skills and expertise needed to thrive in German-speaking environments. - Core German language courses are complemented by a variety of other subject areas, including linguistics, and a wide range of cultural and historical units that use German-language sources to improve your core language competence, as well as your wider knowledge of German-speaking countries. - Core language courses at all levels of study are complemented by a variety of other German-related topic areas and by time spent in a German-speaking country. - Independent, monitored self-study reinforces students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. **Special Features** We offer French at both post-A-level and beginners' level. French Studies provides a newly-revised core language course to help develop your language learning, placing emphasis on acquiring high-level skills built on firm foundations of knowledge of French syntax, morphology, phonetics and phonology. Our range and quality of courses are regularly cited for praise by external examiners and two colleagues have won University Teaching Excellence Awards. We offer a wide range of non-language courses, incorporating a research component at all levels. We offer German at both post-A-level and beginners' level. Specialisms in German include historical and contemporary linguistics, literary studies, screen studies, gender and sexuality, modern cultural history, minority cultures and Holocaust studies. Our teaching, praised in the Teaching Quality Assessment and by external examiners, is backed up by an innovative Independent Language Learning Programme, enabling students to take control of their own learning experience. The quality of our online teaching and learning resources is highly praised by students and its excellence recognised within the University.
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15 January

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  • TheWaffle's avatar by TheWaffle on 1st September 2015
    4/5. Fun, not too stressful and good support.
  • by Anonymous on 7th October 2015
    So far I am loving Manchester, my course, the city, and the new people I've met.
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