French 3 lower: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.
What is the course about?
This course aims to encourage you to speak French more freely. It will develop your listening skills, reinforce your confidence and increase your knowledge of French through a variety of contexts ranging from personal to social.
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: Holidays( past- plans-organising); musical tastes; lifestyles
Language points: pronouns(revision); imparfait vs passé composé(revision); plus-que-parfait; past infinitive; conditional present; adverbs( revision)
Culture: Matisse & Gauguin; peace through music; superstitions in the French speaking world.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about the past using a range a past tenses more accurately
- use pronouns more accurately
- express opinions and tastes on various topics
- have a wider range of vocabulary
- structure more complex sentences to share ideas and opinions with others
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?
French 3 lower: module 1. Students should have recently studied French for at least 3 years or have completed a French 2 upper course.
In order to join the course, you should be able to do the following:
- exchange ideas about your work-life pattern
- exchange ideas about the work environment
- exchange ideas about conflicts at work and how to resolve them
- express yourself with a greater level of accuracy and fluency.
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?
The course is based on the coursebook Entre Nous 3 (ISBN 978-84-16657-80-3) units 1-2-3. Please note that you may not complete all the activities in the book. We suggest that you do not purchase the coursebook until after the first class.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 3 lower: module 2 starting next term. Please enrol on the next module as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
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.