French 3 lower: module 2
Time: 18:15 - 19:45
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
What is the course about?
This course aims to encourage you to speak French more freely. It will develop your listening skills, reinforce your confidence and increase your knowledge of French through a variety of contexts ranging from personal to social.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Themes: a variety of topics related to France and French-speaking countries will be selected depending on current issues and/or tutor's material.
Grammar: revision/consolidation of the conditional, pluperfect and subjunctive (to give an opinion).
You will receive a detailed syllabus of the course at the beginning of the term.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- initiate and participate in conversations related to various issues
- express opinions and ideas using the subjunctive
- interrupt, check details, ask precise questions when conversing
- express a wish
- understand news items
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 studied French for at least 3 years or have completed a French 3 lower: module 1 course. It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology (e.g. verb, noun, conjugation, pronoun, etc.).
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?
The tutor will use their own material and will advise if any books are recommended for further study or homework. If a book is suggested, please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 3 lower: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.
Daniel Fernández is a French tutor who was born and grew up in a small industrial town in the French Alps. He was inspired not only by his great teachers but also by his first experiences teaching English during his studies in southeast Asia. Daniel has experience of teaching French at all levels in a variety of contexts including companies, local authorities, charities, and private clients. He likes the energy and commitment required to meet the challenges of teaching. He also finds teaching French rewarding and enjoys seeing learning take place in the classroom.
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.