French Language Course
French Language Course Introduction
The level of each participant is carefully assessed before the commencement of the course. The outline of the course is not limited to the content provided here.
This course is meant for people who do not have any knowledge of the chosen language.
The course will focus on vocabulary, basic grammar notions which will be blended in the class, audios will be used to develop listening skills and conversation on basic situations such as ordering at the bar, or in a coffee shop/restaurant, to shop in a supermarket or in a store, give physical descriptions, and talk about family, describe a room, give directions, book a hotel and much more!
The trainee will gain confidence in understanding the language and will be able to speak and join a basic conversation.
BEGINNER/UPPER BEGINNER COURSE
Phonetics – French main sounds
Alphabet and different sounds
Formal/Informal – Tu et vous
Nationalities and countries
Professions – Quelle est votre profession?
Giving personal details (address, telephone number, email, age)
Filling a form
Food and drinks
Holidays in France and abroad
Describing a city (jobs and places)
Talking about yourself, family, friends
Talking about yourself – key personal details, likes/dislikes
Talking about hobbies
Describing physical appearances
Daily life – routines, habits, free time
Days of the week
Telling the time
Clothes, accessories, food
Describing objects – shape, colour, size
Talking about the weather
Talking about feelings and emotions
Talking about hobbies
Describing rooms, furniture and activities in each room
Describing objects – shape, size, usage
Talking about health
Describing symptoms + body parts
Asking for and giving advice
Giving and understanding instructions
Giving your opinion – Je pense que, Je trouve que/c’est plus adjectives
Nouns – feminine, masculine, singular, plural
The verbs ‘être’, ‘avoir’ in the present tense
Les articles – definite and indefinite
Adjective agreement in gender and number
Partitive articles: du, de la, des
Auxiliaries – Etre and Avoir
Verbs in ‘ER’
Reflexive verbs in ‘ER’
How to ask a question – Written and spoken language
Question time: Quand, Comment et Pourquoi
Main prepositions – à, dans, en, au, etc.
The immediate past: Je viens de…
Main verbs: faire, aller, sortir, etc.
Near future: aller + infinitive
Direct Object Pronouns : le, la, les
Passé composé with être and avoir + past participles (regular/irregular)
Verbs: pouvoir and savoir
Talking about time: depuis, pendant, il y a
Negative form – Je n’ai pas, je ne suis pas, Il n’y a pas etc..
Indirect pronouns – lui/leur
Aims and causes (pour, parce que)
Prepositions of place
Comparison and superlative
Paris – la ville lumiere
Les chateaux de la Loire
Mont Saint Michel
French speaking countries
Map of France
French brands and products
French food – La Tartiflette, les crepes
Famous French actors
French cheeses and wines
French countryside – La Bourgogne
Speaking and listening skills
Role-plays with real life situations in a restaurant or coffee shop, how to order
How to buy in a supermarket or a store/How to book a hotel room and much more!
Ability to read and understand short stories
Ability to write short paragraphs using the vocabulary and the sentence structure studied in the course