« LANGUAGES/French

Wed 14 Jul 2021 - Wed 08 Sep 2021

18:00 - 20:00

9 Sessions

Online

Tue 05 Oct 2021 - Tue 30 Nov 2021

18:00 - 20:00

9 Sessions

TBA

The course is based on Lessons 13 to 20 of Le nouveau Taxi 1, Méthode de français, although the pace of the course and the exact number of units covered will vary according to the group. The textbook will be supplemented by audio, video and online material as well as by other print sources.

Course outline 

The course is based on Lessons 13 to 20, 27 to 28 of Le nouveau Taxi 1, Méthode de français, although the pace of the course and the exact number of units covered will vary according to the group. The textbook will be supplemented by audio, video and online material as well as by other print sources. 

Topics covered in each lesson: 

  • Topic 1: Revision with a bilan or checklist 
  • Topic 2: Telling the time, talking about the weather 
  • Topic 3: Taking a train – asking for information at the station.  
  • Topic 4: Describing your daily schedule: reflexive verbs – framing affirmative and negative statements or questions 
  • Topic 5: Ingredients for a recipe: the partitive article - using ‘some’ in statements, ‘any’ in questions, affirmative and negative forms
  • Topic 6: Talking about the past with the passé composé 

Studying Beginning French 3 is stimulating and enjoyable as you will cover a large amount of French in a short period of time. 

Learning outcomes 

By the end of the course, you should: 

  • be able to express yourself in everyday situations, such as travelling by train, describing your habits and routine, and talking about past events  
  • gain an appreciation of the Francophone world through for example, its fêtes, such as le Quatorze Juillet, the Fête du Travail and the Fête de la Musique or learning about its overseas territories, such as la Nouvelle-Calédonie 

Who should enrol 

The course is designed for beginners who are interested in, and enjoy, learning about the French language and culture.  

Course materials

Le nouveau Taxi 1, Méthode de Français. (To be purchased)

What our students say

"Beginning French 3 was my first introduction to CCE. I was impressed! The course was well paced, the teacher was excellent and the material was a good mix of practical information, cultural insights and just enough theory to explain concepts."

"Very experienced teacher who has a very calm way of teaching and doesn't seem to get flustered in a classroom environment. Her classes are fun and her teaching methods varied, which keeps things interesting."

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