At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
an active knowledge of
Sufficient knowledge of French, both active and passive, at a B2-level of the European framework (i.e. learning outcomes of first year French proficiency) is a basic requirement for this course taught in French at and advanced level.
Students can read with a large degree of independence, adapting style and speed of reading to different texts and purposes, and using appropriate reference sources selectively. They have a broad active reading vocabulary, but may experience some difficulty with low frequency idioms.