Course Description

Course Name

French Language: A2-2 (Low Intermediate)

Session: VPRS1322

Hours & Credits

135 Contact Hours

Prerequisites & Language Level

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

Low Intermediate

  • Prior to enrolling in courses at this language level, students must have completed or tested out of a minimum of two semesters (or three quarters) at the college level.



Give and provide information
Describe people, things, situations, daily life, family, friends, professional life)
Relate events
Describe habits
Give explanations

Agreement rules for past participle
Place of pronouns, adverbs, and negative form in a sentence
Reflexive verbs with negative form with some adverbs
Opposition Imperfect / present perfect / present
Past perfect
Future perfect
Relative pronouns: whose, with whom
Possessive pronouns and demonstratives
Comparatives and superlatives
It is + invariable adjective
Direct speech

Expressions placing in the past and the present: before, formerly, long time ago
Today, currently, nowadays
Catastrophe vocabulary: a fire, a flood, a storm
The suffix ?tion: construction, destruction
Years old: childhood, adult age, oldness
Adverbs expressing frequency et continuity: always, often, no longer/more
Working world
Shaping of adjectives
C?est un, c?est une + noun
Il est/ Elle est + adjective or profession and nationality
C?est + invariable adjective
Qualities and flaws


Locate oneself in time and space

Temporal links: first of all, then, finally, to begin with, in the first place, in the second place?
Expressions: there is, since, during and in

Expressions enable to situate in the past, present and future: before, now, yesterday, today, tomorrow, last week, this week, next week
Vocabulary differences between a day, daytime, an evening, a night


Plan something near or far
Express hypothesis and feasible projects
Express obligation, desire

Future (near) and future (simple): the differences
Feasible hypothesis: if + present/ future
If + imperfect/ conditional
The subjunctive after a verb (wish or obligation)

Verbs of movement: to go, to go out of?
The prefix ?re: the repeat of an action
Daily activities
The Weather Forecast
Expressions of annoyance and prostest

*Course content subject to change