French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 2

Course Dates: 14/01/21 - 25/03/21
Time: 14:45 - 16:15
Location: Online

Improve your lower intermediate French on this friendly course while building up your confidence. Suitable if you have completed 'French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 1' or have an equivalent level.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

This course aims to further improve your lower intermediate French, at a gentle pace. You will build up your confidence by learning the language gradually with the emphasis on speaking and listening.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Topics: interacting socially, formally and informally; expressing opinions; making descriptions.

Grammar: pronouns (direct and indirect); imperfect; modal verbs; adverbs and adjectives.

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

- have more confidence in your ability to understand and be understood in French
- recognise and pronounce French sounds more accurately
- say you agree and disagree
- understand and make descriptions of people and places in the present and in the past.

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 completed French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 1 or have recently done two years of French. It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology (e.g verb, noun, conjugation).

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables).

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

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role-plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.

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

Based on the tutor's own material.

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

French 2 upper at a gentle pace: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.

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You should go ahead. You'll have a good and interesting time.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 20/03/2020)
You need a working knowledge of basic French grammar and be prepared to work at home. There is very good support from your tutor
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Review by Anon / (Posted on 28/03/2019)
If you wish to revise your French, progress and participate in conversation with an excellent teacher this is the course for you.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 28/03/2019)
This is a really good course.
Because of the time slot, it tends to be small (only 7 or fewer in the class on any one week).
The lessons are relaxed, but the teacher MAKES you speak french which is good.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 22/03/2019)
Tutor Biographies
Magali Robert-Chung

Magali was born in France where she lived until 1997. Shortly after moving to the UK, she started teaching French as a Foreign Language. She has over 20 years experience teaching adults both at the City Lit and in a variety of educaional settings. Magali is passionate about languages and teaching. She is the perfect option for those looking for expertise whilst learning in a relaxed yet supportive environment.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

This course has now started

Course Code: LF202

Started Thu, day, 14 Jan - 25 Mar '21

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £169.00
Senior fee: £135.00
Concession: £103.00

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