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TRAN0201 French: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1), 3 ECTS cr. 
Code TRAN0201  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name French: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)  Abbreviation French: Reading 
Credits3 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0018 French 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


Having successfully completed the course the student will be able
1) to read short texts related to their subject of study
2) to acquire knowledge of strategies of reading comprehension
3) to achieve the level B1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


The course is based on: reading and writing exercises.
The main objective of the course is to develop your reading comprehension skills.
The texts of the course are about France and French culture but also according to the students' favourite subjects. Students will learn vocabulary and review grammar related to these subjects.

Previous studies 

Level A2 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages),
e.g. the basic courses XRAN0001 to XRAN0004 offered by the Language Centre.


Reading and writing exercises, 36 hours.
Regular attendance (80%) and active participation in exercises.
Homework assignments.

More literature information and extra material 

Teacher’s own materials.


Assessment criteria:
1) active participation in class (attendance min. 80%)
2) completion of homework assignments


Autumn term


Iris Tukiainen

Language of instruction 



Compulsory for tourism students who take French as their II foreign language.

Additional information 

Alternative courses: 
TESP0201 Spanish: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)
TITA0201 Italian tekstin ymmärtäminen (CEFR B1)
TRAN0201 French: Reading Comprehension (CEFR B1)
TSAA0201 Saamen tekstin ymmärtäminen (CEFR B1)
TSAK0201 Saksan tekstin ymmärtäminen (CEFR B1)
TVEN0201 Venäjän tekstin ymmärtäminen (CEFR B1)


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time is off. French: Reading Comprehension  Group Exercise  Iris Tukiainen 
27.10.21wed 08.30-11.00
28.10.21thu 12.00-14.30
03.11.21wed 08.30-11.00
04.11.21thu 12.00-14.30
10.11.21wed 08.30-11.00
11.11.21thu 12.00-14.30
17.11.21wed 08.30-11.00
18.11.21thu 12.00-14.30
24.11.21wed 08.30-11.00
25.11.21thu 12.00-14.30
01.12.21wed 08.30-11.00
02.12.21thu 12.00-14.30

Upcoming exams
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