French 3 lower: module 3
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: LF331
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Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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What is the course about?
This course will aim at encouraging 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.
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 appropriate material.
Grammar: reported speech, passive and more pronouns.
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...
- report a conversation
- know how to use pronouns in the right order
- use the passive form effectively both orally and in writing
- express opinions on social and cultural issues
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 to 4 years or completed a French 3 lower: module 2 course. It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terminology (e.g. verb, noun, conjugation, pronoun, etc.).
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
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 may recommend some books for further study at the start of the course. If a book is suggested by your tutor, 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?
A French 3 Upper: module 1 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.