French 2 upper: module 2

Course Dates: 15/01/24 - 25/03/24
Time: 12:10 - 13:40
Location: Online
Improve your lower intermediate French on this lively interactive course. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking and listening skills and on learning more about the French speaking world. The course is suitable if you have recently completed a 'French 2 upper: module 1' course or equivalent.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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  • Course Code: LF224
  • Dates: 15/01/24 - 25/03/24
  • Time: 12:10 - 13:40
  • Taught: Mon, Daytime
  • Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
  • Location: Online
  • Tutor: Pascale Vuittenez

Course Code: LF224

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Started Mon, day, 15 Jan - 25 Mar '24

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 Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

This course aims to consolidate and further develop the four skills of speaking, listening, writing and reading. You will also widen your knowledge of French-speaking countries through a variety of communicative activities.

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: 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. You may be interested in joining our LF210 French 2 upper taster course in December 2023 as a nice preamble to the course.
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?

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.Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.

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?

A French 2 upper: module 3 course, starting next term. If you are unsure about what to do next, please ask your tutor for advice. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.

Pascale Vuittenez

A love of language, of words, of the intricacies of grammar was instilled at an early age into Pascale as a young child, sitting at the back of ther mother's classroom, taking it all in. Her professional destiny was sealed... After setting up and delivering language courses in the private sector as well as government agencies and TV channels she was eager to enter the great community and the ethos of Adult Education. Pascale believes that it is both an enormous privilege and responsability to instill, foster and sustain a thirst for learning in a fun, safe and welcoming environment. Her secret ingredients are humour and energy.

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.