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 online resources.
The tutor will provide individual and group feedback.
What do I need to bring with me?
Students should bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts.
What can I do next?
An appropriate follow on would be a French Advanced course or another French Advanced Parlons français 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 are attending our current Advanced courses or who have either completed one of our year 6 or year 7 courses in the past, you should have studied the language for approximately 350 hours or have completed up to A level or have spent an extended period of time in the country.
To join the course students should already be able to
-seek and respond to ideas ,opinions and information on a wide range of topics,using a variety of language structures
- understand with great ease newspaper/magazine articles, conversation etc.
- use some colloquial expressions and appropriate language register.
- Have some degree of fluency and accuracy in pronunciation/intonation ,choice of vocabulary and grammar.
- use a variety of tenses ( subjunctive, passive ) and direct/indirect speech .
Please note this course involves some reading and note taking.
If you are unsure of your level please carry out our self assessment test available on www.kentadulteducation.co.uk or speak to a Curriculum Leader.
Students may be able to join the course after it has started if they have appropriate knowledge . The Curriculum Leader will be able to advise .