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
Want to speak French more fluently and build on your conversational skills as well as be able to gain a deeper cultural understanding? Then this French Intermediate Plus course at the Ashford Gateway Plus Centre is for you. 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.This 23 week French course follows on from our French Intermediate course and is for anyone who wants to speak more confidently in less predictable situations.
Successful students should be able to:
• Communicate on a wider range of topics and be able to extract details accurately from various sources
• Obtain information from more complex texts and deal with topics of a familiar/unfamiliar nature with the help of a dictionary
• Produce text of varying length and for varying purposes using a combination of simple and more complex sentences
• Use the conditional tense
• Use the subjunctive mood
• Use the passive voice
• Start to use colloquial expressions and appropriate style of language
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Marjory Hardy-King
Marjory is a native French speaker with a long experience of teaching.
Our Language tutors are either native speakers or have native-speaker fluency in the language they teach. They have specialist qualifications and experience in teaching a foreign language to adults and all have experience of living in the country of the language they teach.
How will I be taught?
The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) and some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and French culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign language. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc). Homework set will provide and opportunity for self study including the use of on-line resources.
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?
The appropriate follow-on course is an Advanced course. The tutor will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
What do I need to join the course
For those who can converse fairly easily in predictable situation or did French GCSE or O level some time ago. Also for those who perhaps go to France quite often but would like the confidence to have conversations beyond the basic every day situation.
Getting to your course
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ASH/109166/K/PF.
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