Law

Legal French I(FRA105)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
FRA105 Legal French I 1 2 0 0 2 2
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Geneviéve Beygo Secretan gbeygo@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective To acquire basic notions on the french constitutional law and to know the associated legal terminology. To understand the functioning of France's political institutions and to apply them to the news. To be familiar with the vocabulary, the expression and the grammar of the legal language.
Content - The Constitution
- The national political institutions
- The distribution of the powers
- The executive power
- The legislative power
- The judicial power
Course Learning Outcomes - Legal terminology of constitutional law
- Expressions and grammar of the legal language
- Basic notions of the french constitutional law and the functioning of the institutions and the three powers.
- Comprehension of the french political news
Teaching and Learning Methods - Lecture
- Work with documents and readings alongside questions
- Exercices
- Audio-visual documents and questions
- Elaboration of a French-Turkish legal vocabulary on constitutional law
References Constitution du 4 octobre 1958
Eliane Damette: Méthode de français juridique, 2012
A. Cammilleri : Droit constitutionnel, Nathan 1997
www.toupie.org
www.vie publique.fr
www.gouvernement.fr
www.assemblée nationale.fr
www.elysee.fr
Youtube
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to Constitutional Law- De Gaulle presents la Constitution place de la République (vidéo)
2 The Constitution art. 1 à 4
3 The Constitution art. 1 à 4 - Exercices
4 The Political Institutions
5 Emission "C'est pas sorcier - Jeu de loi"
6 The distribution of the powers
7 The distribution of the powers - Exercices
8 Emission "Secrets d'Histoire" - Si les murs de l'Elysée pouvaient parler "
9 Documentary "La Ve République et ses monarques"
10 The prosecutors
11 The birth of a law
12 Emission "C'est pas sorcier - Jeu de loi" (suite)
13 The judiciary power
14 The judiciary power - Exercices
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 1 14
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 5 5
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 5 5
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 52
Total Workload / 25 2,08
Credits ECTS 2
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