French Improvers

Ref: C3670721

This French course will allow students to express their ideas & opinions about all types of subjects regarding every day life, culture, traditions & social events. Grammaticla points will be revised on a weekly basis.

Course aim

The aim of this course taught by a native teacher is to discuss all types of subjects dealing with every day life, traditions, culture, education events in France as they occur. we will also revise grammatical points on a weekly basis.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for students with an elementary / intermediate knowledge of french.

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

  • Describe at least 5 daily activities
  • Ask & give information on 3 different sujects
  • Describe a holiday, a place, a region, a book, a film with increased confidence
  • Discuss news & topical events
  • Revise grammatical points

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • The students will be able to express their views & opinions on all kind of subjects. Learners will also be given homework on a weekly basis.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • There will be a number of tasks such as oral presentations, role plays, group discussions & homework on grammatical points.

What else do I need to know?

  • Students to be given homework on a weekly basis & to do a short presentation on a topic of their choice each week.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Students could read French news by consulting BBC website.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • The students could continue their French studies by attending another WEA French course.

Download full course outline

French Improvers Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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