French Beginners Summer Intensive (Year 1)City University London
Price on request
- Short course
- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
To ask and answer questions about your daily routine and requesting information on everyday life activities such as: Greetings, introduce yourself and someone else, asking questions on jobs, nationalities, accommodations, families, locations, weather day of the week, months, seasons, using transports and buying tickets, wearing and choosing clothes including colours, buying and shopping for vegetable, fruits and any kind of food, ordering meals and drinks in a restaurant or at the bar, exercising sports and visiting places or exhibitions, expressing your preferences, likes and dislikes.
Basic verbs such as “être and avoir” ( to be and to have) with their conjugation in the present tense; Frequent verbs such as “manger, marcher, regarder, téléphoner, écouter, travailler; Definite and indefinite articles « le, la, les (the) », « un, une, des »; Possessive adjectives « mon, ma, mes » ( my) will follow in conjunction with masculine and feminine nouns; Interrogative and negative question forms; Key words, qui (who) où ( where) and quand ( when).
Modal verbs such “vouloir, pouvoir, devoir” (to want, to be able to, must; Pronouns for direct and indirect objects such as “lui” ( him or her) and “leur” (their); More key question words such as “pourquoi and parce-que” ( why and because); More adjective and their agreement; The three main French grammatical tenses, present, past and immediate future.
* Perfecting pronunciation of basic French sounds
* Recognising sounds in short French clips
* Expressing opinions
* Agreeing and disagreeing
* Talking about past actions
* Giving small presentations
* Making complaints and compliments
* Making plans for the future
* Expressing nuances
* Understanding magazines and newspapers
Teaching and Assessment
The emphasis in this French course is on listening and speaking. The lessons focus on language that is required in authentic situations.
Classroom activities will include: role-playing, class room discussion, pair and group work, work on pronunciation and intonation as well as grammar in context. Listening to audio clips and watching videos are an important element in our lessons. More comprehensive grammar exercises and reading texts are generally set as homework.
Your progress will be assessed on an on-going basis...