Course Description

Course Name

Intensive French Language: A1-2 (Beginning)

Session: VPRU1522

Hours & Credits

90 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 one day?s activities

-Linquistic:
Reflexive verbs in the present tense
Everyday Verbs in present and past tense/ simple accord of past participle

-Vocabulary:
Timetable
Activities and everyday?s places
Transportation
Housing

OBJECTIVES PART 2:

-Communication:
Talk about future activities

-Linguistics:
Near Future

-Vocabulary:
Weather Forecast

OBJECTIVES PART 3:

-Communication:
Talk about what happened
One?s day using the past tense

-Linguistics:
Past tense (everyday?s verbs and reflexive verbs)
Imperfect tense for a state/ description
Frequency adverbs

-Vocabulary:
Time of the day
Leisure
Sport

OBJECTIVES PART 4:

-Communication:
Ask/ Accept/ Refuse

-Linguistics:
Demonstrative Adjectives
The Imperative
The Conditional of politeness (to want, can)
Personal Pronouns COD, COI

-Vocabulary:
Celebrations
Terms to thank somebody
Money

OBJECTIVES PART 5:

-Communication:
Express one?s taste, one?s opinion
Appreciate/ Compare

-Linguistics:
Tonic pronouns
The Comparative
The reason: why, because

-Vocabulary:
Feelings
Simple verbs of opinions (to think that, to believe that?)

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