French for improvers (preliminary level aiming at level A2)

This course is addressed to those who followed a beginners course this year or who are at level A1, wish to consolidate their level or progress towards level A2.

270.00

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Course Details

Course Length: : 10-week French course for improvers
Course Venue : Online course - Zoom
Further Detail : This French course is for students of preliminary level aiming at level A2.

French for improvers (preliminary level aiming at level A2)

This course is addressed to those who followed a beginners course this year or who are at level A1, wish to consolidate their level or progress towards level A2.

270.00

SKU: N/A Category:

Description

This is a summary of the objectives for level 2. A comprehensive list can be found in the Common European Framework of Reference. The objectives describe what a participant should be able to do in the language at the end of a level 2 course.

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness

To be able to handle very short social exchanges, using everyday polite forms of greeting and address. To be able to make and respond to invitations, apologies etc

Listening Comprehension (LC)

To be able to understand phrases and expressions related to areas of most immediate priority (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment) provided speech is clearly and slowly articulated.

Reading Comprehension (RC)

To be able to understand short, simple texts containing the highest frequency vocabulary, including a proportion of shared international vocabulary items.

Spoken Interaction (SI)

To be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters to do with work and free time.

Spoken Production (SP)

To be able to give a simple description or presentation of people, living or working conditions, daily routines. Likes/dislikes etc. as a short series of simple phrases and sentences linked into a list.

To be able to describe his/her family, living conditions, educational background, present or most recent job.

To be able to give a short, rehearsed, basic presentation on a familiar subject.

To be able to answer straightforward follow up questions if he/she can as for repetition and if some help with the formulation of his reply is possible.

Written Interaction (WI)

To be able to write short, simple formulaic notes relating to matters in areas of immediate need.

To be able to write short, simple notes and messages relating to matters in areas of immediate need.

Written Production (WP)

To be able to write a series of simple phrases and sentences linked with simple connectors like “and”, “but” and “because”.

Gérald holds a Master in English and in French as a Foreign Language (FLE). He started as a teacher in 1998. He has been teaching refugees and asylum seekers in France. He started teaching in Ireland in 2004. He taught for the Dublin City and the Fingal city Councils in libraries, in the Centre of European Studies (CES) in Dunshaughlin and he has been teaching for Languages Unlimited since 2007.

Gérald has a broad experience with students coming from different parts of the world and various backgrounds, with groups and one-to-one for SMEs, multinational companies and European agencies in Ireland. He also has extensive experience in teaching children, going from primary school (schoil Cronan in Rathcoole) to secondary schools (Mount Sackville in Chapelizod), as well as preparation courses for Junior and Leaving Certificates, with a great success rate!