French Year 1

In Southport

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Southport

  • Duration

    23 Weeks

Description

This is a course for complete beginners in the language and aims to introduce students toFrench language and culture, developing confidence particularly in speaking and listening.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Southport (Merseyside)
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Mornington Road, PR9 0TT

Starts

On request

To take into account

This is a course for complete beginners and would suit, not least, those who wish to gain a basic knowledge of the language to practise abroad, on holiday or socially.

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Course programme

French Year 1

Course Aims:
This is a course for complete beginners in the language and aims to introduce students toFrench language and culture, developing confidence particularly in speaking and listening.

Course Content:
The very basics in the language including numbers and the alphabet, meeting and greeting , personal identity and everyday life, food and drink, shopping and getting around, naming and finding your way to places. An introduction to pronunciation and basic grammar, including present tense verbs as well as the immediate future, the use of nouns and adjectives and sentence structure and its application in practical situations. The course will also deal with elements of the French speaking culture and lifestyle. It combines in these new units the content of both the 30 hour French 1a and 1b units.

Progression:
From this course you can progress to year 2. If you wish to study the subject further in your own time, there are plenty of sources of information, such as the BBC learning zone, which broadcasts language programmes throughout the year, websites such as which provide general and specialised material and a variety of books and revision guides available in local shops. Your tutor can advise further and may recommend a particular book. This applies to languages at all levels and will be equally relevant if you decide to move onto a higher stage. Bear in mind too that is never too late to start learning.

Awarding Body:
OCN

Exam:
There is a small amount of assessment, simple, user friendly tasks to check your understanding of the subject. You will also produce a small portfolio of classwork, concentrating particularly on speaking and listening skills. The atmosphere is informal and encouraging and it is most important to participate and enjoy. Assessment will be informal and ongoing, an external EV will moderate the work at the end of the year.

Qualification:
Level 1 language units in speaking and listening

Level:
1

Duration:
23 weeks for two and a half hours.

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.

French Year 1

Price on request