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KK-RAN208 Intermediate French 3 (CEFR A2), 3 cr 
Code KK-RAN208  Validity 01.08.2019 -
Name Intermediate French 3 (CEFR A2)  Abbreviation Intermediate Fr 
Scope3 cr   
TypeLanguage studies
    Can be taken more than onceno
Unit Language Centre 

Target group 

Students of all faculties, students in the flexible study rights scheme (JOO).

This course is suitable for students who wish to improve their language skills obtained at school by developing different areas of language proficiency.

Learning outcomes 

Intermediate French 3 and 4 use the same textbook and form a continuum.

After completing the course, students
•    Can understand the gist of newspaper and magazine articles as well as other similar information in standard French
•    Can describe past events and express their opinions, emotions and objectives both orally and in writing
•    Will have expanded their grammatical competence and their vocabulary

Completion methods 
  • The course includes 42 hours of contact teaching and 38 hours of independent study.
  • Diverse study methods are utilised in contact teaching. An extensive amount of discussion exercises in small groups.
  • Independent study includes essays and online assignments.
  • Compulsory attendance in contact teaching (at least 75%) Completion of agreed assignments in time.

Starting level: CEFR A2 (pdf)

Intermediate French 2, or three years of school studies (6–8 courses in upper secondary school).


The learners will gain further insight into grammar (including the past tenses, the subjunctive and the passive) and improve their listening comprehension, intonation and speech production.

Topics: the media and new forms of communication; social aspects, including work, accommodation and human relations in modern-day France.

Language use: describing past events, giving advice, interviewing people

Study materials and literature 


Dufour, M. et al.:Édito: Méthode de francais. Deuxième édition Niveau B1. Didier 2018.

Heu, E. et al.: Édito: Cahier d'activités Niveau B1. Didier 2018.


Digiversion (livre + cahier):

The product is a card, that contains a code for digiversion and can be bought in a bookstore.

Assessment practices and criteria 

Based on the aspects mentioned under the course objectives. Continuous assessment, e.g., portfolio or project work, or a written final examination, depending on the group. Further details will be given at the beginning of the course.

Relations to other study units 

Recommended to be completed before Intermediate French 4.


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Ranskan jatkokurssi 3 (CEFR A2), I-II periodi  Course  Anita Matveinen  10.09.20 -26.11.20
registration period has not begun Intermediate French 3 (CEFR A2), III-IV period  Course  Suvi Kotkavuori  20.01.21 -14.04.21

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