This module is designed for students who have taken one semester of the language and aims to further introduce the four language skills and give learners a background knowledge of France and the French-speaking countries.
The development of Listening and Speaking skills
Extending range of simple expressions about personal details and needs of a concrete type. Asking for and responding to simple instructions and requests.
The development of Reading and Writing skills
Producing simple texts, such as a short postcard or email about familiar topics. Reading simple texts on topics of a familiar nature.
Indicative Topics (subject to change depending on course books)
Hobbies and leisure activities; Giving / taking simple instructions and directions;Shopping & eating out;Understanding hotel literature;Booking accommodation;Making travel arrangements;Basic phone skills.
Grammar and structures
Expressions of time and place; prepositions; expressions of quantity including du, de la, des; Questions forms qui, que, quand, où, combine, pourquoi; 12 most frequently used French verbs in the present tense and passé compose; future proche.
Life in contemporary French-speaking countries
Interactive hour with a focus on the target culture: Learning about contemporary culture and society through film
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