French Level 1, Part 1 (one-week intensive)
Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 10 July 2023 To: 14 July 2023
This one-week intensive course is taught over 5 consecutive days (Monday to Friday) from 10.00 to 13.00 at Strand Campus.
By studying French Level 1, you will be able to communicate in very basic everyday-life situations, including greetings, daily activities, finding your way, telling the time and date, making simple purchases, ordering a meal, etc. Be able to understand very simple oral and written texts and ascertain specific information on simple topics, have developed an insight into French-speaking life, culture and society.
What does this course cover?
Topics may include:
Numbers: 1 to 10
Nationalities and countries
Objects and furniture
Going out, sports, and hobbies
Functions may include:
Introducing oneself and others
Greeting other people
Understanding class commands and instructions
Giving and asking personal information
Presenting general information about a country
Expressing oneself politely
Discovering French celebrities, artists, and athletes
Talking about likes and dislikes
Asking and telling the time
Grammar may include:
Present tense: irregular verbs être, avoir, faire, and aller
Present tense: regular verbs -er and s’appeler
Articles with countries
Adjectives gender agreement (nationalities)
Questions (1): quel
Possessive adjectives (1)
Prepositions à and de
What will I achieve?
When French Level 1 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of A1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), entry level of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).
*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.