French Advanced Conversation Stage 1

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 75 Conc £30 Full £125 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 12:30 - 13:30 10 MAC 23/09/2019 02/12/2019 LF1130

What will the course cover?

"Vous serez dans un petit groupe, et vous parlerez entre vous sur la vie de tous les jours et vous gagnerez une meilleur connaissance de la culture francaise. Working in small groups / pairs, you will be able to talk about everyday life and you will gain a deeper knowledge of French culture and customs. Grammatical structures are explained and practised, where there are difficulties. "

Who is the course for?

Anyone with an intermediate level (and above) of French who would like to improve their language skills and knowledge of France and the French through speaking.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

"You need to have studied French for at least 3 years. If in doubt, come and try a class before you enrol. "

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

"Topics will be chosen by learners and tutors. "

How is the course organised?

"• you'll be encouraged to speak as much as possible in class • work in small groups and pairs • take an active part in your learning • based on a communicative approach • lots of practical work on speaking and listening, with short, additional reading and writing tasks when appropriate "

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

"• for best results, try to spend at least 15 minutes per day on some kind of language practice • listen to a tape, watch a video, read a little, learn a few words and phrases by heart (get a friend to test you) • Visit the BBC website for some interesting materials and exercises: www.bbc.co.uk/languages "

How will my progress be assessed?

"In class by your contributions; written work where set. Record of your work will be kept in your Individual Learning Plan to help record the steps taken towards achieving your goals "

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

French Advanced Conversation Stage 2

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Ringbinder(s), notebooks, vocabulary book.

What support is available?

"Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available from the guide and from teaching or reception staff. "