French 4/5: infos et discussion

Course Dates: 02/10/19 - 04/12/19
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: EC Euston
Tutors:
Valerie Jézéquel

Venez discuter d'une diversité de sujets dans ce cours vivant et créatif qui vous aidera à renforcer vos compétences orales.

Description

What is the course about?

This lively course will enable you to reinforce your French speaking and comprehension. You will acquire a level of language competency that enables you to communicate in most situations while your listening skills are constantly reinforced.

What will we cover?

A range of different topics will be introduced from everyday life and daily news using TV, radio and newspaper articles, covering topics such as education, environment, transport, science and technology, art, politics, news in brief etc. Suggestions and ideas will be discussed at the beginning of the term.
Grammar will only be covered on an ad-hoc basis.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- discuss current affairs more confidently
- express your opinion regarding cultural matters
- identify specific information from a radio/TV programme or from a film extract
- use grammar orally more accurately
- develop your understanding of French culture and society.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Ideally of you have completed French 4 or would like to build your confidence before joining a French 5 course. If you are not sure if this course is for you, please contact the languages department for advice. (languages@citylit.ac.uk or 0207 492 2644)
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: the subjunctive, the conditional, direct and indirect speech, pronouns.

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?

The material will be provided by the tutor.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

French 4/5 : info et discussion or French 4/5: pratice and perfectionnement: module 3. Ask advice to your tutor.

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

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Book your place

Course Code: LF561

Please choose a course date 

Wed, eve, 02 Oct - 04 Dec '19

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £159.00
Concession: £97.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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