French 1 beginners intensive

Course Dates: 09/08/21 - 13/08/21
Time: 10:30 - 14:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Learn French on this lively course for beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.

Note: The fees include all teaching materials.
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Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £66.00

Course Code: LBF11

Mon+Wed+Fri, day, 09 Aug - 13 Aug '21

Duration: 3 sessions

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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

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What is the course about?

This course aims to enable you to communicate in French in everyday situations. It will strengthen your knowledge and introduce new structures and vocabulary gradually. You will build up your confidence in all four skills with the emphasis on speaking and listening.

What will we cover?

Topics: Personal identity, family, profession. Decribe your basic routine and leisure activities. Order drinks and snack. Ask for directions. Describe where you live. Likes and dislikes.

Grammar: present tense, positive, negative and interrogative forms, nouns, adjectives, demonstratives, possessives, articles.

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

- talk about yourself and ask others about themselves (name, nationality, job, family)
- tell the time
- describe broadly your routine and leisure activities
- ask and understand directions
- describe where you live
- order drinks and snacks

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?

No previous knowledge of French is required.

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 City Lit’s digital handbook, all details will be given during the first lesson. Please note that no printed copies will be provided.

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

French beginners: module 2. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.