French language teaching through literature

Course Information
TitleΔιδασκαλία της γαλλικής γλώσσας μέσα από τη λογοτεχνία / French language teaching through literature
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006437

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
· Improvement of the students’ linguistic background · Familiarisation with the terminology used for literary analysis · Understanding of the aesthetic, poetic and cross-cultural function of language · Development of strategies and skills for the correct use of literary texts in the process of French language teaching · Ability to construct a course template with the use of literary texts which are adequate for the needs of a multicultural approach to French language teaching and learning · Improvement of the students’ -and future language teachers’- teaching proficiency
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of this course is to enable students to develop and practice creative strategies and skills with regards to the ways they can make use of literary texts in the process of teaching French while improving their own linguistic background. The course is addressed to future French language teachers who will have to face the challenges of a multicultural education; therefore this unit will mainly focus on French and francophone literary texts, while providing, with the aid of specific exercises and assignments, a critical overview of the communicative, aesthetic, poetic and cross-cultural function of language.
literary texts in the process of teaching French
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work502
Reading Assigment301.2
Written assigments401.6
Student Assessment
Students’ evaluation is based on: active participation and individual and/or group assignments in class (50%) and a course template that will be presented orally at the end of the semester (50%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1)M-C Albert,M.Souchon,Les textes littéraires en classe de langue,Paris,Hachette,2000 2)G.Baraona,Littérature en dialogues,Clé International,2005 3)A.Séoud,Pour une didactique de la littérature,Paris,Didier,1997 4) La littérature dans l'enseignement du FLE, sous la direction d'Anne Godard, Paris, Didier, 2015
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