LANG06051 2016 French Beginners Level 1 Semester 1
This module aims to introduce students to the target language covering a range of everyday and work situations relevant to the nature of the course. It also provides the student with an introduction to the culture and the civilisation of the target language.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
progress towards achieving Level A1 (Basic User) within the Common European Framework for Language Learning (Council of Europe Guidelines).
understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
introduce oneself and others; ask and answer questions about personal details e.g. where he/she lives; people he/she knows; things he/she has.
interact in a simple way provided the other person speaks slowly and clearly, and is prepared to help.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Module Assessment Strategies
Oral and written assessment
Listening: can recognise familiar words and very basic phrases concerning self, family and immediate concrete surroundings when people speak slowly and clearly.
Reading: can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences, for example: on notices and posters or in catalogues.
Spoken interaction: can interact in a simple way provided the other person is prepared to repeat or rephrase things at a slower rate of speech and help formulate what the student wishes to express; can ask and answer simple questions in areas of immediate need or on very familiar topics.
Spoken production: can independently use simple phrases and sentences to describe where he/she lives and people he/she knows.
Writing: can fill in forms with personal details, for example: entering name, nationality and address on a hotel registration form; can describe free-time activities in simple terms.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Continuous oral assessment||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4|
|2||Continuous written assessment||Continuous Assessment||UNKNOWN||50 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Lecture||Computer Laboratory||oral :-:-amp:::: listening skills||1||Weekly||1.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2014-06-27 Voil (3rd edition): A French Course for Adult Beginners Hodder Education Publishers
ISBN 1473601185 ISBN-13 9781473601185
Voil is a beginner French programme for use in the classroom or for self-study.
Start to learn French with this third edition of the Voil course - perfect for business and general learners.
This practical and fun course gives you the confidence to communicate and understand.
Covering a wealth of subjects you'll learn the French you need for useful everyday life:
-Greetings and introductions
-Travelling around France
-Going to the bank
-Shopping and eating out
-Sending email and making phone calls
-Preparing CVs and going for interviews
The full-colour coursebook has a range of key learning features:
-Activities based on genuine work and leisure situations
-Authentic materials such as menus, adverts and brochures
-InfoFrance panels give comprehensive details on all key topics
-Information on French business topics throughout
-Grammar and vocabulary summaries at the end of each lesson
-Review sections to help track your progress
Voil covers all the skills, structures and topics required for NVQ level 1.
- Voilà (3rd edition) by Jacqueline Gonthier and Crispin Geoghegan
- Access French Units 1-3, B. GROSZ (Hodder & Stoughton)
- Lab exercises from "Exercons-nous" D.ABRY & ML CHALARON
- cd to accompany book