French 4C

Course Code SL17
Tutor Isabelle Begeron
Fridays, for 11 weeks
22/05/20 – 31/07/20
1530-1730
Full fee £109, Conc fee £48

Who Is This Course For

This course is for students have recently completed a level 3, or have an old A- level. They should have at least B1 level. Generally, this course is aimed at people who have a sound knowledge of the more advanced of French grammar, and who can take part in a conversation with a certain degree of confidence.  Students should also be able to understand the main points from a video or a conversation between native speakers, and they should feel comfortable reading long articles in a newspaper. This course is for people who wish to expand their knowledge and abilities in French by handling new and more challenging materials.

What Does The Course Cover

In class, the programme will be based on French life, arts and culture. It is aimed at making students know more about French culture through various cultural events and traditions, historical events, various artistic productions (songs, films, books…)
By the end of the course, students will be able to discuss more confidently and more accurately about French culture and life.
Following an evaluation, the grammatical contents of the lessons will be selected, according to the students’ needs.

What Will The Course Be Like

The course will be based on a great variety of topics and media (films, articles, songs, clips from news…) which the students will discuss and explore at great length. The students will have the opportunity to discuss the contents of the programme and to make suggestions.
Students will be assessed during and at the end of each lesson, throughout the course, and will receive feedback during the course, and on the final lesson.
They will have the opportunity to leave their feedback about the lessons at the end of the course.

What Else Do You Need To Bring Or Do

The lesson material and references (videos, listening activities, articles…) will be available every week on Moodle. There will also be access to extra materials and online activities for extra practice.
Students will be expected to interact with other students. They will occasionally be expected to do some online research at home.
Homework will be set every week, and again students will be highly encouraged to do them.