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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 use the strategies in solving problems arising from difficult vocabulary or complex grammar 
4. to achieve the level B1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


The course focuses on reading technique and clause analysis. In addition, the students get to know the vocabulary and culture related to the subject matter.

Previous studies 

Upper secondary school or equivalent.
If the student is not sure he/she is at the appropriate starting level, the level can be raised by completing the optional French language courses 1 to 4. The student may also contact the teacher, who will evaluate the student’s language skill when necessary.


Guidance in reading technique as well as text and structure exercises, 36 h.


Regular attendance and active participation in exercises are required to complete the course.




Autumn term

Target Group 

Third- or fourth-year students.


Sylvain Boichot-Castagne

Language of instruction 



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

Additional information 

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


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Registration 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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