|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Humanities
|Field of Study:||French as a Second Language
|Description:||Studying French at Swansea means: developing your knowledge of a world language, discovering the rich culture that makes France an international centre of the arts and understanding twenty-first- century France and its role in Europe.
In the first year of study all students follow a language module which builds on your knowledge of spoken and written French and a module on French culture designed to introduce you to the rich diversity of film, literature and history of France. There are optional modules on French for Professional Purposes, European Cinema and Fiction. You can also study French as a beginner. In the second year you continue to develop your language skills and choose from optional modules such as: Translation Workshop; History of the French Language; French Cinema since World War II; The Algerian War; Introduction to the Theory of Translation; Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation; European Fascisms; Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). In your final year you will have spent a year abroad perfecting your language skills and you will bring this new knowledge to language modules covering skills such as oral communication, translation, essay- writing and résumé-writing.