This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
Initiation to didactics to teach French as foreign language.
Then, French for specific purposes is described as a part of didactics to teach French as a foreign language. The course explains how to design a didactic outline in order to teach/learn French in a specific situation.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
At the end of the course, the student should be able to
' identify the linguistic specificities of specialized discourses in French;
' analyse a situation of teaching of French as a foreign language for specific purposes;
' design a didactic outline of French as foreign language, based on the didactic principles in French for specific purposes;
' build a didactic exploitation (with different types of exercises and activities) of an authentic document from a specialized discourse in French.
1. Characteristics of specialized language/discourse
2. French for Specific Purposes (FSP) within the Framework of French as a Foreign Language : designations and definitions.
3. Designing a FSP training course.
Based on a case study, students will analyse each step of the process :
- Training request
- Needs analysis
- Data collection
- Translation of needs into goals
- Designing of activities
- Assessment and certification.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course consists of teacher-led lectures and oral student presentations. Students assume the role of FSP training designers in order to allow them to integrate the learning outcomes and to apply them in a professional context.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Continuous assessment (30% of final mark)
- Oral presentations based on research conducted alone or in small groups (15% of final mark)
- critical summary of an article about French for Specific Purposes (15% of final mark)
Oral presentation of a didactic sequence based on an authentic document that uses specialized discourse. During the presentation, students are required to justify their choice of teaching and learning techniques. A written paper must be submitted.
Cuq J.-P. (dir.), Dictionnaire de didactique du français Dictionnaire de didactique du français, Paris, CLE international, 2003.
Mangiante J.-M., Parpette C., Le français sur objectif spécifique : de l'analyse des besoins à l'élaboration d'un cours, Paris, Hachette, 2004, 160 p. (collection F)
Mourlhon-Dalliès F., Enseigner une langue à des fins professionnelles, Paris, Didier, 2008, 351 p. (Collection Langues et didactiques)