Course Description

Course Name

French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)

Session: VPRS1221

Hours & Credits

144 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

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

Beginning

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

Overview

OBJECTIVES PART 1:

-Communication:
Describe activities of the day : yesterday, today, tomorrow

-Linquistic:
Reflexive verbs at present tense
Common verbs at present and past tense
Simple verbal agreement of past participle

-Vocabulary:
Time of the day
Leisure
Transportation
Forecast
City

OBJECTIVES PART 2:

-Communication:
Ask / accept / refuse
Buy / order / pay

-Linguistics:
Polite Conditional (would / could)
Imperative
Express quantity : partitive article, negative quantity
Personal pronouns (direct and indirect objects)
Demonstrative adjectives

-Vocabulary:
Shops
Food
Money
Thank you formulas

OBJECTIVES PART 3:

-Communication:
Express one?s taste, opinion
Estimate / compare

-Linguistics:
Comparatives
Cause : why, because
Aim : to

-Vocabulary:
Feelings
Simple verbs to express one?s opinion (think that, believe that, find that)

*Course content subject to change