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French Beginners Plus - Summer Course

Day of week:
Gravesend Adult Education Centre, Gravesend
18:45 - 20:45
7 weeks

This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 22 22* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running

Gravesend Adult Education

The aim of this French Beginners Plus Summer course is to consolidate the topics covered in the previous courses with an emphasis on speaking skills .
You will benefit from being in a classroom, from exchanging face to face with a supportive tutor and others as you practise speaking and enjoy learning the language.
You will build on your previous knowledge of basic key phrases, vocabulary, simple grammar and culture.

By the end of the course, successful students will be able to:
• exchange information about self, work and life in the present and past tense
• express likes and dislikes / agreements and disagreements
• describe appearances and personalities
* make simple arrangements ( using the simple form of future)

You will be given homework to reinforce classroom learning.

How will I be taught?

The emphasis on this course is on listening and speaking. The lesson focus on language that is required in authentic situations. To help you develop language skills the course will be conducted mainly in the foreign language. You will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play, games…). To ensure your progression, it is essential to attend on a regular basis. We also recommend that you spend 1 to 2 hours each week doing private study as directed by your tutor.
With your tutor, you will monitor and record your progress on your learning plan (ILP)

What do I need to bring with me?

The course book will be discussed at the first session if appropriate. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts, although we advise students not to buy anything until after the first session.

What can I do next?

Another French Beginners Plus. After completion of at least two such courses students can progress to Lower Intermediate.
The tutor or the Curriculum Leader will be able to advise or check

During your course your tutor will offer guidance in relation to your personal progression route. Courses are designed to progress you to further study or into employment. In addition some of our courses support access to Further and Higher Education opportunities. KAE web site has information about these courses and developing your own business. Please speak with your tutor if you have an interest in self-employment or an interest in developing a career. We can also help you access the National Careers service.

What do I need to join the course

This course follows on from our French Beginners Plus . Students need to have completed at least 1 Beginners Plus course or have learnt basic French in the past.(About 80 learning hours). This is not a course for complete beginners.
For anybody who is looking to improve the practical speaking and listening skills needed to cope with day to day scenarios when travelling and socialising in French speaking countries.
If you are unsure, please carry out our self-assessment test available on or in our Centres.
The assessment provides a score to help you chose the best course for you.
If still unsure, please speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.

Getting to your course

Find us

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
DA11 0RX

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code GRA/141167/N/PF.