French Language

Following an interdisciplinary approach, the French Department offers a Minor program in French language striving to provide students with basic competencies in French according to their needs and demands. It guarantees an open-minded learning atmosphere where both cultural diversity and freethinking meet. Learning the French language - the second foreign language in Palestine after English- gives the students the privilege of better integrating the labor market.

  • Acquire linguistic competences (i.e. mastering discursive and communicative competences according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
  • Encourage autonomous learning, and allowing students to gain a rich understanding of other cultures such as Francophone societies (French-speaking societies) in the purpose of creating an intercultural exchange.
  • Understand the Francophone cultures (French-speaking countries cultures) and current issues
  • Understand spoken discourse and written texts.
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Analyze and summarize simple spoken discourses and written texts.
  • Acquire basic skills in written translation (intermediate level B1)
  • Acquire self-learning
  • Elementary French teacher.  
  • Translator (Event receptionist and assistant of activities in the French language.)
  • Language teacher assistant.
  • Foreign affairs
  • Public relations
  • Tourism