French beginners: module 3
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 further develop your knowledge of French as well as consolidating what you have previously learnt. You will also learn more about the French speaking world.
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?
-topics: routine and habits; preferences; ask and answer questions in a variety of real life situations ( café, shops, train station…).
- language points: present tense of reflexive verbs; present tense of more irregular verbs; question words; adverbs of frequency; negative sentences; passé composé of regular verbs; temporal connectives; the time; days and times of the week; daily routine actions; personal and physical attributes.
- culture: routines around the French speaking world; routines in Paris.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about your habits
- ask others about their habits
- talk about what you have done recently
- take part in real life short conversations
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?
For students who have completed French beginners module 2 or who have studied French recently for about 1 year. You need to use verbs in the present tense with confidence. In order to join the course, you should be able to do the following:
- to speak about your familly
- to speak about your routine
- to speak about your free time
- to describe the area you live in
- to talk about your interests.
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?
Textbook and exercise book: Based on units 4-5 of Entre Nous 1, publisher emdl, ISBN number 978-84-8443-918-9.
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.
Please note that you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 2 Lower: module 1. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure about what to do next, please ask your tutor for advice.
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.