French DALF C1
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Les frais d'examens ne sont pas inclus dans le prix. Possibilité de paiement en plusieurs versements.
Note que le cours ne sera peut-être pas toute l'année en ligne.
Voici les dates des trimestres:
T1: 20/09/22 - 06/12/22
T2: 17/01/23 - 04/04/23
T3: 18/04/23 - 06/06/23.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: LFY51
Duration: 32 sessions (over 38 weeks)
What is the course about?
To prepare students to sit the DALF C1 examination in June 2023. This is a demanding course, which requires a considerable amount of self study.
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?
Reading, writing, discussion and analysis of texts on specific topics related to contemporary France and French-speaking countries. Practise complex grammatical points.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- write and speak accurately and confidently about specific topics/areas
- have a very high level of expressive style and a greatly extended vocabulary
- sit the DALF C1 examination with confidence.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
An assessment interview is required for this course. Interviews will be held on 18th July and 5th September. Some continuing students will not be required to do an interview. Please ask your tutor for advice.
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
It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology such as: the past tenses, the future tense, the subjunctive, the conditional, 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?
- Niveau C1 – Méthode de français – Edition DIDIER (2018)
- Cahier d’activités – Edition DIDIER (2018)
- Help yourself to French Grammar (advanced level) T. Marriot and M. Ribiere, Longman
- Monolingual dictionary: le Petit Robert.
- Tutor's own material
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?
You can either go onto the DALF C2 course or enrol on level 5 courses.
NOTE: we give learners the possibility to repeat the whole course or part of the course if the tutor agrees that they need to study further before taking the exams.
Advice on other courses at the City Lit is available. Please contact Languages on firstname.lastname@example.org.