Teaching French to a young immigrant population

lrom2910  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Teaching French to a young immigrant population
5 credits
22.5 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
Main themes
The following topics will be covered:
  • 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

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 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.
 
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.
A bibliographical list is available on the course website.
Teaching materials
  • Les supports de cours se trouvent à la page https://ucline.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=119
  • The course materials can be found at https://ucline.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=119
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

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