French 1 at a gentle pace: module 3
Time: 10:30 - 12:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LF153
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course aims to enable learners to communicate in basic French in everyday situations. You will build up your confidence by learning the language gradually with the emphasis on speaking and listening.
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: at the hotel; food; at the station; accommodation.
Grammar: prepositions, modals, 'futur proche', reflexive verbs.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- reserve and buy a train ticket
- book a hotel room
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?
Suitable for those who have attended French 1 at a gentle pace: module 2, or anyone who has studied 40 hours of French.
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
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables).
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 course book Foundations French 1 by Dounia Bissar and Cecile Tschirhart in English (Palgrave - 3rd edition- Aug 2016) ISBN-13: 9781137579195. Please note that the course book is used as a support only and that you will not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 2 lower at a gentle pace in September. If in doubt, ask your tutor or contact the Languages Office on email@example.com.