Books and a dedicated website with access to a range of electronic tools including real-time conferencing and asynchronous tools such as forums. As a registered language student you will have automatic access to an online forum where you can talk to fellow students over the internet. This will be linked directly from the website.
You will need
You will need a headset with a microphone and earphones to take part in online tutorials, record spoken TMAs and complete speaking activities.
Please also check the Computing requirements and Assessment sections.
In addition to the set books, you will need a French dictionary and grammar book, such as Collins-Robert French Dictionary, Collins £35.00 - ISBN 9780007331550, and Isabelle Fournier French Grammar (BBC Active), Pearson Education £6.99 - ISBN 9780563519546
You will need a computer with internet access to study this module as it includes online activities, which you can access using a web browser.
If you have purchased a new desktop or laptop computer since 2008 you should have no problems completing the online activities.
If you’ve got a netbook, tablet or other mobile device check our Technical requirements section.
If you use an Apple Mac you will need OS X 10.7 or later.
You can also visit the Technical requirements section for further computing information (including details of the support we provide).
Materials to buy
- Collins-Robert French Dictionary Collins £35.00 - ISBN 9780007331550
- Fournier, Isabelle French Grammar (BBC Active) Pearson Education £6.99 - ISBN 9780563519546
Students could use any other dictionaries or French grammar.
If you have a disability
Please note that this module makes substantial use of audio and visual materials. Full transcripts of the audio and video materials are provided, except those used for assessment purposes. The study materials are available in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Components may not be available or fully accessible using a screen reader and mathematical, scientific, and foreign language materials may be particularly difficult to read in this way. Other alternative formats of the study materials may be available in the future.
You are advised to talk to our Student Registration & Enquiry Service about the support which can be given to meet your needs before you register. After you have registered you will receive detailed information about the residential school site and the facilities available to help with the academic programme.
You’ll need to make extensive use of a personal computer and will need to access the module website on a regular basis. You will also be offered tutorials some of which will be via an online conferencing system.
All outside visits can be reached using the low floor tram and local buses. Students with reduced mobility can be supported with scooters on campus.
There is a dedicated member of staff to support disabled students during the week in France. Teaching and living accommodation is on the ground floor or accessible by lift.
If you have particular study requirements please tell us as soon as possible, as some of our support services may take several weeks to arrange. Find out more about our services for disabled students.