French rapidement: module 2
Time: 17:30 - 19:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LF272
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Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
What is the course about?
This intensive course introduces you to the basic aspects of the French language and will enable you to take part in simple conversations. The three modules of Rapidement (1,2 and 3) cover year 1 and year 2 (French 1 and French 2 Lower).
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: personal information; routine, hobbies and free time; past events; health and lifestyle.
Grammar: consolidation of the present tense (-ER/-IR/-RE, irregular forms, reflexive and modals verbs); introduction to the past tense (passé compose; imparfait); use of adjectives (singular and plural forms); comparatives and superlatives; pronouns and adverbs; negative forms.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about your routine
- talk about your hobbies
- describe yourself and others
- buy clothes and other items
- talk about past events
- express likes and dislikes
- give detailed information about people
- talk about past habits
- talk about your health and lifestyle.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is suitable for learners who already speak a Romance language or who would like to learn at a much faster pace. You should have completed French rapidement: module 1 or have equivalent knowledge.
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 rapidement: module 3. Please check our website for details.