Beginners' French Plus
Rhedir gan School of Arts, Culture and Language
10.000 Credyd neu 5.000 Credyd ECTS
Trefnydd: Mr Ruben Chapela-Orri
- To enhance students' understanding of the language.
- To enable students to improve their oral skills.
This module runs during the second semester and is aimed at post-beginners. The course is based on a communicative approach and helps students to develop all the key language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. After each of the contact hours, students are expected to spend at least 30 minutes of self-study to revise and consolidate what they have learned in class.
Textbook: Foundations French 1, Palgrave Foundations Series Languages (3rd edn), by Dounia Bissar, Helen Phillips, Cécile Tschirhart (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).
By the end of this course students will reach level A1-A2 Waystage as defined by the Common European Framework, Language Assessment Scales*
*Level One: Competent in a limited range of predictable and simple language tasks, using mainly set expressions and simple combinations of these. Capable of some rehearsed grammatical manipulations. This applies to all the 4 language skills: speaking, reading, listening and writing.
40-49%: For the award of credit, students should demonstrate a satisfactory comprehension of the various grammatical areas studied and an ability to implement them in specific situations at a basic level.
50-69%: For the award of higher grades, students should demonstrate a solid comprehension of the various grammatical areas studied and an ability to implement them in specific situations.
70+%: For the award of the highest grade, students should demonstrate a detailed comprehension of the various grammatical areas studied and an ability to implement them confidently in specific situations.
An understanding of the following grammar: - Nouns - Adjectives (including possessive adjectives) - Subject and object pronouns - Definite and indefinite articles - Some common prepositions - The present tense of all regular verbs and some irregular ones (e.g.: être; avoir; aller; faire; pouvoir; devoir; il faut) - The perfect tense - The imperative - The conditional
An understanding of the following topics and functions: - Talking about oneself and others both in the present and in the past: family; daily routine; preferences; likes/dislikes; hobbies and free time (including travel and means of transport); home; rooms and furniture - Asking and answering questions about jobs; writing a C.V. - Ordering food and drinks - Asking for/ Giving directions - Numbers - Colours
Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu
2 contact hours per week for 10 weeks
Students will be given homework each week to complete. They will also prepare for two exams.
- Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
- Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio