Revive your lower intermediate French: revision and consolidation
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LFR13
Duration: 8 sessions (over 8 weeks)
What is the course about?
The aim of this intensive course is to provide you with an opportunity to study and revise grammatical structures and to expand your vocabulary whilst building your confidence in speaking French again.
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: introducing and talking about yourself; daily routine; hobbies; pros and cons of various jobs.
Grammar: question forms; prepositions; comparatives; present, near future and passé composé.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- exchange information
- ask questions
- extract information from a variety of sources
- talk about your plans for the week-end
- talk about past events
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?
Rusty GCSE, O-level or equivalent. This course is particularly suitable for those who wish to revise and consolidate on previously acquired knowledge before going on a regular course.
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
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 the tutor's own material. The tutor might recommend a book at the beginning of the course. Please note that the book is used as a support only. You will not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
If a book is recommended, please try: Grant and Cutler - http://www.grantandcutler.com (020 7734 2012) and The European Bookshop - http://www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
French 2 courses. Please ask your tutor for advice or contact Languages on firstname.lastname@example.org.
After studying English in a French University, Sylviane decided to move to the UK and very soon, started to give French Private Tuitions. She then successfully attended Adult Teaching courses and attends many Trainings on a yearly basis. Sylviane managed a language department in a London adult education college and was invited to give weeks long trainings to primary uk teachers teaching Languages. She also gave support and advice in writing a book on learning Hindi. Sylviane has experience in teaching French to Students of different backgrounds and levels; this includes French grammar, culture including francophone culture, litterature and more specific subjects. Sylviane enjoys teaching and uses her creativity in her teaching. Being a life Coach specialised in Education, gives Sylviane the increased ability to adjust and help a diversity of Students. Sylviane speaks 5 languages and is currently learning Shikomori, a language related to Kiswahili. "Learning French helps you understand many different cultures and its people (Francophones countries). Learning a language is also best to nothing else to keep dementia away".
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.