Study plan Bachelor's Degree in French Language and Culture - UAB/UB

Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethic relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Understand and produce written and spoken texts in French corresponding to an intermediate and upper intermediate level (B2).
  • Understand and produce written and spoken texts in French corresponding to competence and mastery (C2).
  • Explain the history and culture of France and francophone countries.
  • Use the written and spoken French language for academic and professional purposes related to the study of French linguistics, history, culture and literature.
  • Analyse the main phonetic, phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical, semantic and pragmatic properties of the French language, its historical evolution and its current structure.
  • Identify the main literary tendencies and the most important authors and Works of literature in the French language.
  • Carry out a linguistic analysis of the French language using the specific methodologies and terminology.
  • Critically apply the different instruments of analysis to different types of linguistic data.
  • Critically apply different methodologies to analyse the literature, culture and history of francophone countries.
  • Use knowledge acquired and the methodologies of different areas of applied French linguistics.
  • Assess and propose solutions to theoretical or practical problems in the areas of French literature, culture and language.
  • Adapt knowledge acquired to the practical needs related to French literature, culture and/or language in a professional setting.

Transversal skills

  • Develop habits which facilitate teamwork with the aim of attaining the planned objectives.
  • Use digital tools and specific documentary sources for identifying and organisation information.
  • Apply ethical scientific principles in information processing.
  • Carry out effective written work and oral presentations adapted to the appropriate register in different languages.