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French Conversation: Intermediate

Tuesday 25 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00
56 Hours / 28 Weeks
3 High Street, Sidcup

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£294.00 Half fee available. Course symbols: CL

Course description

Build on your French conversation skills, discussing and giving opinions about topical issues and everyday situations. Suitable for those who have studied French for two years. CL

Entry requirements

A good range of vocabulary as well as a sound knowledge of French grammar and the various tenses.

What you will learn

Students will develop their language skills through discussions, audio/videos, listening and writing activities. They will practise their fluency and be able to use their French knowledge in various contexts with greater spontaneity.

How you will learn on this course

Through various activities including reading, writing, role-plays, discussions, presentations, the use of audio and video cassettes and authentic material.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Hold a conversation about the weather. 2. Hold a conversation about family. 3. Hold a conversation about relationships. 4. Hold a conversation about holidays. 5. Hold a conversation about hobbies. 6. Hold a conversation about leisure activities. 7. Hold a conversation about travelling. 8. Hold a conversation about shopping. 9. Ask spontaneous questions to support a conversation. 10. Include idioms and more complex structures in your conversation. 11. Demonstrate understanding of French customs appropriate to the time of the year. 12. Read a story Double rencontre. 13. Listen to and follow a specific news item. 14. Watch regular short news clips. 15. Express your understanding of the news clip

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable to this course.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Students should expect up to one hour’s study each week.

What you need for your course

To be advised by tutor.

What you need to bring to the first class

A4 file, which will be used as a portfolio, A4 paper and pen.

What you can do next

Further French courses within the College.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

3 Sidcup High Street, Sidcup, DA14 6EN Nearest Train Station: Sidcup. Buses: 51, R11, 233, 321, 492 Limited parking on site, behind Waitrose and Travelodge turn right into St Johns Road and please park in the designated LECB space. Nearest public car park Grassington Road, entrance by Morrisons. For further details of parking, please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking