French 2 upper: focus on listening

Course Dates: 19/11/22 - 26/11/22
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
This skills-based course is for lower intermediate learners of French and aims to train you on strategies you can apply to listen more effectively to spoken French in a variety of different contexts. You will also look at elements of French pronunciation to give you a better idea of how French is spoken.
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Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00

Course Code: LF012

Available start dates 

Sat, day, 19 Nov - 26 Nov '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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?

In this course you will work on your listening skills through recordings, videos and exercises to help you focus on the main points of the spoken language. The course will also briefly focus on sounds and pronunciation in order to make you aware of what to expect while listening to French native speakers in order to be able to capture more of what they are saying.

What will we cover?

- Intonation and pronunciation.
- strategies on how to listen effectively.
- Close listening to dialogues and videos.
- A mix of different topics from everyday situations to help you cope better in your interactions with French speakers.

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

-Gain confidence in your listening skills.
- Be aware of some tricks and tips of how French is spoken .
- Better recognise sounds and intonation.
- Have a better-trained ear to understand spoken French more easily.

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

This course is intended for lower intermediate students of French. For City Lit students, that will mean students on a 2 Upper course. You should have studied French for at least 2 years. Please note that this is a listening skills course, so the focus will be on listening skills rather than grammar or vocabulary.

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?

There are no additional costs or texts.

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

If you are not already enrolled on one of our mainstream French courses, the tutor will advise you about progression routes.

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.