Course Description

Course Name

Discovering French Culture

Session: VPRS1121

Hours & Credits

15 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.


  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


General objectives of the course:
Discover and understand the essential elements of the culture and civilization of France.

Pedagogical approach of the teacher:
Sequences presenting different aspects of France both geographically and historically (history, history of art ....), The habits and customs of our country, its political and social life, Paris, the media etc ... ..
This is essentially to allow beginner students to discover France and the French today, giving them some keys of their history.
The oral interaction will be favored on the subjects treated always leading to compare our culture to theirs.

Illustrated handouts that allow interaction with a minimum of metalanguage. These documents are prepared by the teacher and aim to put the student in confidence, leaving plenty of room for interculturality.

A final exam, scored out of 20 in the form of multiple choice questions.

10 sessions of 1h30 each.

A final exam session.

*Course content subject to change