What you'll learn in this french class:Students will learn the basics of the language and be able to build up enough knowledge to read and write to a beginner plus level.
The course covers grammar, reading and writing practice while offering insight into the culture of the region. Given the subtle differences between European and American cultures, it is beneficial to the students to be aware of such differences which are embedded in the language.This course is for students who fit this description:"I have no knowledge or understanding of the language, or just a very basic knowledge, perhaps no more than a few key words and expressions. I have no real idea about the grammar, and I have a very limited vocabulary."Topics & VocabularyGreetingsAlphabet + letters combinationNationalities and countriesJobsNumbersGiving personal details (address, telephone number, email, age)Filling a formFood and drinksHolidays in France and abroadDescribing a city (jobs and places)Using a dictionaryGrammarNouns – feminine, masculine, singular, pluralThe verbs ‘être’, ‘avoir’ in the present tenseArticles – definite and indefiniteAdjective agreement in gender and numberVerbs in ‘ER’Etre and AvoirPrepositions of placeIl y a + Il n’y a pasWord order: sentence/questionKey prepositions – à, dans, en, au, etc.Yes/no questionsCultural ContentParisCities of FranceFrench speaking countriesFrench namesMap of FranceSkills WorkLots of speaking/active practiceRole-playsLots of listeningPronunciation – key sounds