French 4/5 pratique et perfectionnement: module 1
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LF527
Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will help you to develop your confidence and fluency. You will revise key advanced grammar points in context, with the emphasis on speaking and listening skills.
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?
The topics will be decided at the beginning of the term. They will range from current affairs to culture. The grammar needed will be assessed by students and the tutor at the beginning of the term and will be embedded within the topics covered.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- discuss current affairs more confidently
- express your opinion regarding cultural matters
- identify specific information from a radio/TV programme or from a film extract
- build sentences more accurately when speaking and writing
- develop your understanding of French culture and society.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Ideal of you have completed French 4 or would like to build up your confidence and revise grammar before joining a French 5 course. If you are not sure if this course is for you, please contact the languages department for advice on email@example.com
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology (e.g. the subjunctive, the conditional, direct and indirect speech, pronouns).
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?
The course is based on the tutor’s own resources. However, a book might be recommended.
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.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 4/5: pratique et perfectionnement: module 2 or French 5 courses. Ask your tutor for advice or contact languages on firstname.lastname@example.org.