Intermediate French Courses
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French level 4

How long does the course last?

The intermediate French courses last 10 weeks each.
Classes take place once a week and last 2 hours each.
This gives a total of 20 hours tuition.

Who is the course for?

French level 4 programme course is for students with good GCSE knowledge or equivalent. So you can:

  • Recount a series of events
  • Make comparisons, stating preferences and interests
  • Talk about situations in the past
  • Make a telephone call, make a hotel booking or make a complaint
  • Give your opinion, ask permission and give instructions
  • Talk about your background, talk about what you did last weekend and talk about your last holidays.

What are the objectives of the course?

To achieve the equivalent of B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, which is the only exam recognised throughout the world (DELF/DALF).

The DELF B1 exam recognises the independence of a user. At this stage, you can understand and maintain an interaction likely to arise in your life. So you'll be able to:

  • Apply for a job abroad and make enquiries
  • Make arrangements, negotiate and describing plans
  • Talk about hypothetical situations

What course can I do next?

After completing French level 4, students should be able to join a level 5 class.

Outline

Communication skills

Applying for a temporary job abroad
Understanding written information, small ads
Giving information about oneself
Making and understanding arrangements
Describing plans
Using timetables and travel information
Booking a hotel room
Talking about hypothetical situations
Taking part in an interview
Negociation
Understanding written and spoken information
Oral presentation skills
Extended reading

Grammar

Expressing wishes and wants - recap
Relative clauses - recap
Demonstratives – recap
Future tense
Imperative - recap
Times and dates - recap
If sentences
The conditional
The passive and its avoidance
The subjunctive
Revision of all structures covered in the course

Online language learning resources:

Vocabulary: http://www.learnfrenchlab.com/free-french-lessons.html
Grammar: http://www.learnfrenchlab.com/learn-french-online-free.html


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