2023-2024 / FLES0012-2

Practical issues related to the Teaching of French as a Foreign and Second Language


15h Th, 30h Pr

Number of credits

 Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : French as a foreign language (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in French and Romance languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Deborah Meunier

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course is intended to be a forum for exchanges with practitioners specialized in French as a foreign or second language.

It tackles various educational issues that brought up daily in teaching French as a foreign or second language, for example:

  • the first lessons, icebreaker activities and methods to privilege with beginners,
  • phonetics,
  • theatre,
  • evaluation of level of ability and particular needs of learners,
  • supervision of written activities,
  • supervision of oral activities,
  • vocabulary,
  • conversation tables,
  • critical utilisation of manuals,...

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The course aims to ...

  • test theoretical knowledge by confronting it with more empirical thinking,
  • deepen specific didactic questions,
  • consider the different types of skills (written, oral, lexical, phonetic, grammatical, communicative, intercultural ...) to work in the classroom,
  • develop a reflexive and critical posture about contents, methods, activities, tools (referentials, manuals).

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Corequis: les stages pédagogiques

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

This course is given in the form of a seminar in which the students are expected to participate actively. Practical exercises and case studies are frequently used, and outside specialists are often invited to speak. Several MOOC sequences "Moi, prof de FLE" will also be exploited by the speakers.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Recommended or required readings

Various bibliographic documents and references are communicated to the participants.

Written work / report

Additional information:

Mandatory participation in seminars.

Writing of a portfolio of individual professional development, reflexive vocation, where the student must mobilize knowledge and know-how developed through thematic seminars, in connection with his professional practice.

Session : June

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Wednesdays, from 13 to 16, A2 Local  5/16

The dates will be communicated to the students during the first class.

All the resources of the course are accessible on eCampus.



Université de Liège
Place du 20-Août, 7, Bat. A2, 4/47
B-4000 Liège


Secrétariat : Ariane Nüsgens Ariane.Nusgens@uliege.be 

Association of one or more MOOCs

The MOOC entitled 'Moi, prof de FLE (P3)' is associated with this course.