htw saar
Back to Main Page Choose Module Version:


French 5

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
French 5
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: DFITM-502
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (50%) + presentation (25%) + tests (25%)

[updated 25.11.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

DFBTO502 (P620-0548) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 5, mandatory course
DFITM-502 (P620-0538) International Tourism Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld

[updated 09.08.2020]
Learning outcomes:
• The lecturer will try to provide an (almost) exclusively French learning atmosphere in the most authentic form possible
• The foreign language will be taught with a subject-related approach.
• After successfully completing this course, students will be able to understand intermediate to complex newspaper and magazine articles from the French and francophone press.
• They will be able to understand specialized oral texts pertaining to various topics.
• They will have improved their ability to take part in discussions.
• They will have improved their writing skills.
• Students will be prepared for a possible career in a country where the target language is spoken.
• (Inter)culturally interesting and current topics pertaining to the countries in which the target language is spoken.

[updated 25.11.2020]
Module content:
• The course will be oriented on the students’ future professional life.
• Newspaper and magazine articles with technical and/or (inter)cultural relevance
• Business-relevant presentations and role playing
• Advanced vocabulary in the context of the topic(s) covered
- Presentations by the lecturer

[updated 25.11.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
- Discussions
- Group and partner work
- Interactive, multimedia language lab

[updated 25.11.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
• Teaching materials: texts and exercises compiled by the lecturer
• PowerPoint presentations by the lecturer or equivalent visualization forms
• Lecturer´s learning platform
• Internet resources

[updated 25.11.2020]
[Wed Mar 29 06:29:44 CEST 2023, CKEY=df5d, BKEY=dfhito2, CID=DFITM-502, LANGUAGE=en, DATE=29.03.2023]