Training in the teaching of French as a mother tongue, second or foreign language

LROM2650  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Training in the teaching of French as a mother tongue, second or foreign language
5.0 credits
15.0 h

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...


C1 level in French (Common European Framework of Reference).

Main themes

The course will be structured in four phases:
- analysis of linguistic needs and training requirements;
- definition of the objectives to be achieved by actions, measures, and/or language training programmes, taking into account the analysis of needs, requirements and institutional constraints;
- design of actions, measures and/or programmes for the teaching of French;
- assessment of these actions, measures and programmes according to different criteria.


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    At the end of the course, the students will be able to contribute to the design and assessment of measures or teaching and training schemes for French, both in the structures of the French Community and in countries where French is taught as a second or foreign language, in line with the language policy of countries/area in question. These measures or programmes will be designed for students or trainers.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Teaching methods

The first part of the course will be devoted to theoretical frameworks concerning the four phases or the course and a presentation of the bibliography. After a methodological introduction, the students will then  design an active research study relating, as far as possible, to real training requirements.

Evaluation methods

A written work and oral examination.

Online resources

La liste bibliographique est disponible sur le site UCLine du cours 

Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in Linguistics