What is the course about?
The course will enable you to practice further your upper intermediate French through reading and listening activities which will lead to discussions.
What will we cover?
The topics will be varied and based on news items (current affairs, cultural events such as film, exhibitions…). Grammar will only be covered if the tutor notices a need on specific points.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- express your opinion on news items
- comprehend news extracts more accuretly.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Ideal if you have attended French 3 upper or French 4 courses at City Litor have study French for at least 5 to 6 years recently. ( B2 level or AS/A-level).
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/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is based on the communicative approach:
- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 3 upper or 4 course. You might also be interested by exams courses such as DELF B2 or A-level. Ask advice to your tutor or contact the languages department on email@example.com.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details