PROGRAMMES OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

PROGRAMMES OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

 

BA FRENCH

IN THE WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY THAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI,

THE BA FRENCH COURSE OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT OF FRENCH

MAKES OUT OF YOU

A TRUE INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE

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HOW?

WE FACILITATE YOUR INTERACTION WITH FELLOW EXECUTIVES

FROM FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES AND/OR

ENABLE YOU TO OPERATE AS EXECUTIVES IN THOSE COUNTRIES

 

THE MEANS

 FRENCH LANGUAGE COURSES FOR EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS

AS CULTURE, CIVILISATION AND LITERAURE COURSES;

ACQUAINT THE FUTURE EXECUTIVES WITH FRENCH SPEAKERS AND THEIR WORLD, FOR SEEMLESS INTERACTION;

INITIATION INTO KNOWLEDGE AREAS AND SKILLS, INDISPENSABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVES:

LINGUISTICS, TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION AND

PROFESSIONAL, ACADEMIC AND CREATIVE WRITING IN FRENCH

 

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR BA FRENCH

  • KCSE MEAN GRADE C+ OR EQUIVALENT
  • KCSE FRENCH GRADE C+ OR EQUIVALENT

 

THE BA FRENCH COMMON COURSE

STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR DEGREE COURSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI BUT HAVE NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE MAY ENROL FOR THE FACULTY OF ARTS FRENCH COMMON COURSE DCC 202.

 

PRE-BA FRENCH COURSES

FRENCH BRIDGING AND CERTIFICATE COURSES

THOSE WITH A KCSE MEAN GRADE C+ OR EQUIVALENT AND

HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF THE FRENCH OF BELOW KCSE FRENCH GRADE C+ OR EQUIVALENT MAY UPGRADE THAT KNOWLEDGE THROUGH RELEVANT COURSE UNITS OF THE BRIDGING AND CERTIFICATE COURSES AS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE SUB-DEPARTMENT, UPON ASSESSMENT OF THE STUDENT CONCERNED OR THEIR PAPERS, IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE RULES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI

 

A MINIMUM OF A KCSE MEAN GRADE C- OR EQUIVALENT IS THE ONLY REQUIREMENT FOR THE FRENCH LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE COURSE

 

FACILITIES

A WELL-EQUIPPED RESOURCE CENTRE COMPRISING

OF A COMPUTER LABORATORY AND A FRENCH LIBRARY GIVES ACCESS TO

THE LATEST AND THE BEST FOR LEARNING AND DELIVERY

 

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND ENGAGEMENTS

FULLY AWARE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ABOVE THE SUB-DEPARTMENT CONSTANLY INITIATES OR IS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR THE SAME

 

 

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP IN FRANCE

FACILITATED BY THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN NAIROBI IN CONJUNTION WITH UNIVERSITY AUTHORITIES

THE PROGRAM TAKES TO FRANCE, FOR ONE SCHOOL YEAR,

STUDENTS MEETING THE SET REQIUREMENTS

REQUIREMENTS: A GOOD COMMAND OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND

                                   A MINIMUM OF THE EUROPEAN UNION LEVEL B1 IN FRENCH

OTHER REQUIREMENTS COMMUNICATED WHEN SET

 

FRANCOPHONY ACTIVITIES

WEEK-LONG CELEBRATIONS ORGANISED EVERY YEAR.

DOORS OPEN TO ALL LEARNERS, TEACHERS/LECTURERS OF FRENCH AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC

AT THESE EVENTS, STUDENTS OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT MAKE, IN FRENCH, PRESENTATIONS OF SKITS, POEMS, SONGS, DANCE AND OTHERS,

FOR WHICH THEY GET VALUABLE APPLAUSE AND PRIZES

 

COMPETITIONS

ONLINE AND OFFLINE DEBATES. POETRY/SMS WRITING AND OTHER FRENCH LANGUAGE RELATED COMPETITIONS ORGANISED BY VARIOUS ENTITIES

STUDENTS OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT HAVE WON MANY SUCH COMPETITIONS WINNING ATTRACTIVE PRIZES SUCH AS ALL-EXPENSES-PAID-FOR TRIPS TO FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES

 

EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

BEING WORKED ON

 

 

 

THE FRENCH CLUB

KNOWN BY THE FRENCH ACRONYM “CERFRUNA”

THIS PERMANENT FEATURE OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT IS RUN BY STUDENTS AND WELCOMES, AS MEMBERS, ALL THE PRANCOPOHONES AND FRANCOPHILES

OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI COMMUNITY

 

MOST EXCITING AND EDIFYING ACTIVITIES SUCH AS “JOURNEES FRANCAISES”, DEBATES, SERVICE TO SOCIETY, PICNICS AND OTHER OUTINGS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY BEEN ORGANISED AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE ORGANISED.

 

GUIDANCE, MENTORING AND COUNSELING

OPERATING LIKE A HAPPY FAMILY, THE ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF OF THE SUB-DEPARTMENT ARE ALWAYS READY TO PROVIDE CAREER AND STUDIES GUIDANCE AND MENTORING BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE SELECTED COURSE OF STUDY.  THE SAME STAFF WILLINGLY SUPPLEMENT PERSONAL COUNSELING SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHER SECTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY, WHEN THE NEED ARISES.

 

BIENVENU A TOUS!    ALL ARE WELCOME!    KARIBUNI NYOTE!

 WE WELCOME ALL TO JOIN US ON THE EXCITING AND PROFITABLE JOURNEY OF OPENING UP TO THE MANY PEOPLE, BODY OF KNOWLEDGE, CULTURE AND CIVILISATION OF THE IMPORTANT FRENCH-SPEAKING WORLD THAT SPREADS OVER ALL THE CONTINENTS OF PLANET EARTH.