Course syllabus

Franska för tekniker: språk, kultur och samhällsliv, grundkurs
French for Engineers: Language, Culture and Society, First Course

GEMA01, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2021/22
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering, LTH
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2021-04-14

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements.
Externally elective for: A3, B4, BI4, BME4, C4, D4, E4, F3, I4, K4, L4, M4, MD4, N2, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must






Module 1

Widened knowledge of spoken and written French, of listening and reading comprehension. The communicative ability is given a particular weight.

Module 2

French culture and society. This module includes a widened knowledge of


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: A compulsory oral presentation, a final exam on French society and culture, two written assignments and a final exam on the literary texts.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0119. Name: Oral Proficiency, French Society and Culture .
Credits: 3,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: An oral presentation and a written exam.
Code: 0219. Name: Written Proficiency and Literary Texts.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Two written assignments and a written examen.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 20
Selection: Credits remaining for the degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: TNX031

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Thierry Gilles,
Course coordinator: Malin Ågren,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is designed for students at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University. There are a limited number of places which means that particular criteria apply for admission and selection. Teaching language: French.