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Mon 26 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Thu 17 Jun 2021
15:30 - 17:30

Venue: Zoom Video Communication Software

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: French Basic 1
Beginners£

Mon 26 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Thu 17 Jun 2021

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

More detailed information is available on Language Centre website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • For absolute beginners (ab initio learners)
Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 26 Apr   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
2 Thu 29 Apr   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
3 Tue 4 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
4 Thu 6 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
5 Mon 10 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
6 Thu 13 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
7 Mon 17 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
8 Thu 20 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
9 Mon 24 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
10 Wed 26 May   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
11 Thu 3 Jun   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
12 Mon 7 Jun   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
13 Thu 10 Jun   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
14 Mon 14 Jun   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
15 Thu 17 Jun   15:30 - 17:30 15:30 - 17:30 Zoom Video Communication Software Jackie Bow
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • How to say hello, introduce themselves, to tell their origin, age and ask people relevant questions to get same information.
  • To converse about family and languages spoken.
  • To say where they live, give/ask for address; ask/explain who people live with.
  • To talk about preferences, interests, sport, hobbies, weekend activities.
  • To place orders at the bar or in a café, talk about likes, dislikes, ask people what they want to drink; ask for the bill.
  • To go shopping in the market
  • To talk about their work/study and daily routine
  • To ask for and understand directions and traffic signs and buy a train ticket
  • To talk about France
Objectives
  • Listening/Speaking: Understand some basic instructions or take part in a brief informal conversation on a predictable topic.
  • Reading: Understand a set of basic notices and instructions.
  • Writing: Write a brief informal e-mail on a predictable topic.
Aims

At the Basic 1 level the main aims are:

  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To enable the learner to communicate in a range of predictable every-day situations;
  • To introduce students to the cultural background of the French speaking world within the context of language learning.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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