Upon successful completion of the course, the student
understands cultural differences between Finland and France.
is able to talk about Finland in French
understands French and Finnish societies
is able to find information
Oral presentations on Finnish civilization
French medias: newspapers, television, radio and internet
a.Contact lessons, assignments and final exam OR
b. Independent studies, assignments and final exam OR
c. Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
A student can demonstrate his or her equivalent language skills relating to the course objectives and content. This must be agreed upon with the teacher no later than two weeks before the course begins. Each student may attempt this only once in the period prior to the giving of the course. Evaluation is on a scale of 1-5.
Material provided by the teacher
Starting level and linkage with other courses
French Business Communication 1 (FRE4LE201) and French Business Communication 2 (FRE4LE202) or equivalent French studies.
Assessment criteria - grade 1
The student knows the French and Finnish societies somewhat and recognizes the main cultural differences. She/He has a limited capability to speak of Finland. She/He shows limited skills in understanding spoken and written news, and is only partly able to put into practice the skills acquired.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
The student knows both the French and Finnish societies. She/He understands the main cultural differences which lead to different behavior in each culture, and is able to some extent to take into consideration perceptions when dealing with these countries. She/He can speak of Finland by showing relevant intercultural aspects. The student shows good skills in understanding spoken and written news and is able to put into practice the skills acquired.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
The student knows well both the French and Finnish societies. She/He understands the cultural differences which leads to different behaviors in each culture, and is able to take into consideration these perceptions when dealing with these countries. She/He can speak of Finland by showing excellent intercultural knowledge and awareness. The student shows excellent skills in understanding spoken and written news and is able to put into practice the skills acquired.