Teaching/learning methodology of French as a foreign language

Course Information
TitleΜεθοδολογία της Διδακτικής της Γαλλικής ως Ξένης Γλώσσας / Teaching/learning methodology of French as a foreign language
Title in FrenchMéthodologie de l’enseignement/apprentissage du français, langue étrangère
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006361

Programme of Study: UPS of French Language and Literature (2010-today)

Registered students: 130
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course534

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Language skills in French : level C1 on the scale of reference developed within the Council of Europe's CEFR.
Learning Outcomes
The aim of this course is to make students capable of critical approach of the methods and methodology used for the teaching of French as a foreign language, teaching planning and management according to contemporary principles of foreign language didactics, management of psychopedagogical issues during everyday school life or linguistic training.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Development of “methodological competence”, Definition of teaching/learning goals, Choice or description of goals in common, Choice and adjustment of learning materials and resources, Course planning, Class management.
Methodology, Pedagogics, Didactics, French language
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • Distance interaction
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Moodle (Learning Management System)
Course Organization
Distance interaction582.3
Student Assessment
Continuous Assessment: All students are monitored during the execution of practical exercises (homework assignments, internet tasks). Final assessment: written and/or oral exams at the end of the semester. Selection of the assessment criteria along with the students. The results of the continued and/or final assessment, as well as comments, appear on each student's personal page on the course web site.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Additional bibliography for study
Council of Europe (2001). Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Council of Europe (2018). Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment,Companion Volume with new Descriptors. Retrieved from https://rm.coe.int/cefr-companion-volume-with-new-descriptors-2018/1680787989/
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