French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 2

Course Dates: 16/01/25 - 27/03/25
Time: 14:30 - 16:15
Location: Keeley Street
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Do you want to start learning French but worried that you might not be able to keep up? Our French at a gentle pace courses are designed to cover the same material as our standard French courses, but at a slightly slower pace, and with more opportunities for revision built in.
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French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 2
  • Course Code: LF202
  • Dates: 16/01/25 - 27/03/25
  • Time: 14:30 - 16:15
  • Taught: Thu, Daytime
  • Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Isabelle Fontan

Course Code: LF202

Thu, day, 16 Jan - 27 Mar '25

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Centre for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

This course will enable you to feel confident starting to use French and will take you on a journey to discover the French speaking world. The course will introduce new structures and vocabulary gradually. You will build up your confidence in all four skills, with an emphasis on speaking and listening.

What will we cover?

- topics: lifestyle; health; customs and traditions; the environment.

- language points: giving advice( il faut, on doit, on pourrait…); the conditional present; different places of adjectives; demonstrative pronouns; relative pronouns qui and que; pour to express an objective; polite expressions to converse; vocabulary related to living together in harmony; vocabulary related to the protection of the environment.

- culture: alternative lifestyles; the French speaking world and their differences.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- talk and discuss lifestyles
- talk about solutions to make the world a better place
- talk on a varierty of topics with greater accuracy and fluency

Please note that the learning outcomes may vary depending on the general progress made by the students.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have done two years of French recently and have completed a French 2 upper: module 1 course or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. If you are not sure about your level, please contact Languages on languages@citylit.ac.uk or check our level assessment chart on: http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
In order to join the course, you should be able to do the following:
- speak about your life
- exchange key moments in your life
- exchange about lifestyles
- talk about the future with confidence.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This course offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere which will enable you to learn at your own pace. Your tutor will use a range of teaching strategies to ensure that you gradually build up your confidence in speaking and listening. Throughout the course, you will receive learning tips on how to speak in groups more effectively and independently (without relying on your notes). You will practise listening to spoken language in ways that will maximise your understanding. There will be activities and advice to help you retain vocabulary.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Textbook and exercise book: Based on units 5-6 of Entre Nous 2, publisher emdl, ISBN number ISBN 978-84-8443-927-1. We suggest that you do not purchase the course book until after the first class.
Please note that you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 3 starting next term. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed. Ask your tutor for advice if you are unsure of what to do next.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.