Teaching French to a young immigrant population

LROM2910  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Teaching French to a young immigrant population
5.0 credits
22.5 h
2q

This biannual course is taught on years 2015-2016, 2017-2018, ....

Teacher(s)
Lucchini Silvia ; El Karouni Salima (compensates Lucchini Silvia) ;
Language
Français
Prerequisites

C1 level in French (Common European Framework of Reference)

Main themes

The following topics will be covered:'
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the impact of linguistic and cultural factors on academic success;'
- special linguistic and cultural characteristics of immigrant pupils, in relation to learning spoken and written French, and more generally, to French as a language of tuition;'
- treatment of linguistic and cultural diversity at various levels of educational institutions.

Aims

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    At the end of the course, the students will be able :
    - to analyse the linguistic and cultural situation of young immigrants and understand the most current errors made by these pupils in the light of their language/culture of origin;
    - to consider possible transfers of tools of French as a foreign or second language (FLES);
    - to devise teaching methods for teaching in a multicultural context.

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”.

Content

During the course, the following will be presented, in a critical way and with the aim of helping students to devise personal teaching methods:
- the results of various research studies relating to the special linguistic and cultural characteristics of immigrant pupils ;
- measures designed to take account of linguistic and cultural diversity in teaching ;
- the institutional policies in force in the French Community.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Evaluation methods

Assessment : a written assignment and an oral examination.

Other information

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Online resources
https://ucline.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=119
Bibliography

La liste bibliographique est disponible sur le site UCLine du cours

Faculty or entity


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

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5
-

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General
5
-

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
-