French 3 upper: module 3
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
This course aims to improve your oral and written fluency in French by reading and discussing extracts from newspaper articles, TV programmes and listening to authentic audio materials. You will also revise and consolidate grammar in order to improve your accuracy in the spoken and written language.
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?
The topics covered will lead to discussion and better understanding of France and French speaking countries.
Various grammar points will be treated according to the needs of the students. These might include: past tenses (passé-composé/imparfait and their difference), relative pronouns, adjectives, the conditional and the subjunctive.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- initiate and participate in a conversation related to various topics
- understand the gist of more advanced audio-visual materials/ films with confidence
- express opinions and ideas
- read more advanced texts/ articles with confidence
- use more complex grammatical structures orally and in writing.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Students should have a fairly high level of French. They should have completed at least French 3 upper: module 2 or have studied French for 4 to 5 years recently.
It is also essential that you have some knowledge of basic grammar terms (e.g. a verb, a 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
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 and Grammaire progressive du français- Niveau intermediaire (CLE International) and Vocabulaire progressif du français Niveau avancé (CLE International). Please note that these books are used as a support only. You will not cover all the activities in the books during the course.
Please try: Grant and Cutler - http://www.grantandcutler.com (020 7734 2012) and The European Bookshop - http://www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 4 or exam courses are available (A-level - Delf B2). If in doubt, please contact Languages on email@example.com.
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.