French Conversation & Grammar 2 (B1)

$258 Limited GST free / $232
French Conversation & Grammar 2 (B1)

This course is a continuation from French Conversation & Grammar 1 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 340 hours of French

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This course is a continuation from French Conversation & Grammar 1 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 340 hours of French required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build general comprehension and communication skills in advanced French and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


TEXTBOOK

  • Tutor supplied material.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Discovery of French regions and/or French-speaking countries
  • Excerpts of films & discussion
  • Songs in French
  • Discussion of current affairs (using TV 5...)
  • Role-plays (at the hotel, at the restaurant...)
  • Games (conversation triggers, Jeopardy, etc.
  • Use of comic strips
  • Creative writing
  • Debates

An emphasis will also be placed on independent learning through provision of learning and ‘metalinguistic’ strategies (ex: gap-fillers in conversation, listening strategies, etc.). Regular homework will be assigned so that the students can review, practise and maintain contact with the language during the week.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  2. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  3. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.
  4. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.