French Level 1, Part 3 (Medical and Humanitarian Professions)
Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 24 April 2024 To: 26 June 2024
By studying French for Medical and Humanitarian Professions Level 1, you will have a basic factual knowledge, grammatical base, and range of both general French vocabulary and specific medical and health-related vocabulary; understand and use familiar everyday expressions and common medical vocabulary in predictable situations; be able to produce short, simple texts, e.g. writing a letter asking for work experience; be able to read, assess and analyse short, simple texts related to the medical field; and have basic intercultural awareness to understand simple references to the most common aspects of the culture, everyday life and current issues in the country/countries where people speak French, emphasising on the needs of the medical and humanitarian fields.
What does this course cover?
Timetable & Daily routine
Women in medicine
A clinical case study
Asking for & giving the time
Talking about daily routine
Talking about likes and interests
Talking about past actions
Describing a patient’s condition
Talking about life & work experience
Talking about medical & scientific breakthroughs
Developing a case study in a medical context / letter writing
Expressing one’s opinions
Imperfect past tense (Imparfait)
Present tense of ‘devoir’ and ‘falloir’
Direct and indirect object pronouns
Imperative mood in the negative form
Time indicators (2)
What will I achieve?
You will acquire basic language skills and achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
After completing all three parts of this course, students should be ready to join a French for Medical and Humanitarian Professions Level 2 course at the King’s Language Centre.
*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.