Course Code: FB 226.2 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Finance • Field of study: Finance and Banks
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: French
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Aura Celestina Cibian
Seminar tutor: Aura Celestina Cibian
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 3

Course aims:

Accurate knowledge acquisition and efficient using of concepts and contextual communication specific to formal relationships.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. – 7. Formal letters. Informed learning Examples of layouts, conventions, overall structures. Contents. Letter of request, letter of enquiry, letter of complaint, business letter etc. 8. – 12. Formal letters writing. Active learning. Small-group work/discussion 13. – 14. Learning verification

Teaching methods:

Informed learning. Active learning. Peer-led discussions. Small-group work/discussionThe main method: Communicative language teaching (CLT)

Learning outcomes:

Students will • match a good knowledge of the formal communication principles to an awareness of their uses and limitations; • establish identities, similarities and differences between French and Romanian formal contexts; and • integrate their own ideas with those of others; • identify their own strengths and challenges as writers and speakers.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Students will be examined at the end of the semester, on practical aspects acquisition (75% of the final grade) and active participation in seminar (25% of the final grade).

Recommended reading:

• CILIANU-LASCU, Corina (2004), Culegere de exerciţii lexico-gramaticale cu profil economic, Meteor Press, Bucureşti;
• CORADO, L, SANCHEZ-MACAGNO, M-O, (1990), Français des affaires (350 exercices, textes et documents), Hachette, Paris;
• DANILO, M et PENFORNIS, J, LINCOLN, M, (1993), Le français de la communication professionnelle, CLE International, Paris;