Course Description

Course Name

French Language: A1-1 (True Beginning)

Session: VPRF1321

Hours & Credits

168 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

Please use the following only as a guideline to determine what each student's language level may be. Each semester/quarter is of COLLEGE-LEVEL French or the equivalent of:0-3 Semesters/0-5 Quarters = Beginning level4-5 Semesters/6-8 Quarters = Intermediate6-7 Semesters/9-11 Quarters = High Intermediate8-9 Semesters/12-14 Quarters = AdvancedFluent/Native Speaker = Superior

Note: A placement exam will be required when you arrive on site.

True Beginning

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

OBJECTIVES PART 1:

-Communication:
Introduce yourself / others

-Linquistic:
You (Singular/Plural)
To be / To have
Elision
It is / He is
Personal pronouns:
Subject, tonic
Present tense

-Vocabulary:
Alphabet
Identity / Nationality
Numbers
Common forms of address

OBJECTIVES PART 2:

-Communication:
Describe somebody / a place / an object

-Linguistics:
Simple, affirmative, negative sentence
Gender, numbers
Definite and indefinite articles
Initiation to basic grammatical terms (subject, verb, complement)

-Vocabulary:
Colors
Forms

OBJECTIVES PART 3

-Communication:
Ask simple questions / Answer (space and time)

-Linguistics:
Who / When / Where /How much /How /Which
Prepositions: at / in / from

-Vocabulary:
Hours
Days
Months
Right / Left
Classroom, house and street objects

*Course content subject to change