FRENCH 101G Introductory French 1

FRENCH 101G | Open | Semester One 2017 | City Campus

Description

This course introduces you to spoken and written French. It is delivered through two 90-minute sessions per week on campus, blended with an online component that uses up-to-date methodology and extensive multimedia materials. It is open to beginners or near beginners.

 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a competent working knowledge of the language topics covered and the content up to the end of Chapter 4 of Deux Mondes
  • confidently apply this knowledge to reading, listening, speaking and writing
  • employ a working vocabulary of 400+ words
  • confidently communicate orally and in writing around basic personal information and everyday activities

Topics covered

  • Imperative mood with the pronoun vous
  • Basic knowledge of grammatical gender
  • Definite and indefinite articles and agreement in gender and number
  • Subject pronouns
  • The verb to be
  • Forming the plural of nouns and articles
  • Forming and distinguishing between definite, indefinite and partitive articles
  • Present of first-, second- and third-group verbs
  • Present-tense conjugation of common irregular verbs including faire, être, avoir, savoir, pouvoir, vouloir
  • The verb aller with contractions of à
  • Placement of adjectives, including irregular adjectives
  • Direct object pronouns

Enrolment

All students must complete a Language Ability Declaration before enrolling in a language course.

To find out more visit First time enrolment in language courses

Assessment

Online assignments and quizzes (20%)
Oral test (20%)
Lab tests (20%)
Examination (40%)

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