Intermediate French with Francoise Townend

Ref: C2346606

This course will help you to increase your knowledge and skills in French, consolidating and expanding your learning in a range of everyday situations which could arise in a French speaking country. Develop your skills in narrating events or expressing different points of view and improve your reading and understanding of written texts. To feel more comfortable with different verbs' tenses in present, past, future, conditional present and to know when to use them as well as to increase vocabulary and develop more complex sentences. To develop knowledge of French culture aspects and compare with other known cultural events in United Kingdom, when applicable.

Course aim

To develop communication in French (speaking, listening, reading, writing) in a variety of familiar situations using more complex sentences and structures (past, present and future) and increasing vocabulary. To expand knowledge of French culture.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • The course is for students who have two years’ previous study (French beginners' and improvers') or equivalent experience of the language required

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Contribute weekly to group discussions and activities to expand vocabulary and develop more complex sentence patterns.
  • Answer and ask unprepared questions whether in a conversation or after a presentation, eg speaking about favourite French speciality and answering the questions.
  • Listen and analyse longer passages and evaluate people's points of view, eg giving an oral summary of what was heard.
  • Read and analyse longer texts and evaluate people's points of view, eg. giving a synopsis of what is read or translating part of the text.
  • write a text, for example a story, conveying opinions and points of view.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

We use two small books which are: - "Le FLE au quotidien" Nicole Borelly et Angie Borelli Niveau intermédiaire Publisher: Editions Ellipses ISBN 978 2729 8701 71 - "FLE Vocabulaire niveau intermédiaire" Nicole Borelli et Angie Borelli Publisher: Editions Ellipses ISBN 978 2729 8802 62

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Intermediate French with Francoise Townend

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Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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