French Advanced - Parlons français | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

French Advanced - Parlons français at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

French Advanced - Parlons français at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £48.00 Starts: 15/01/2020 Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Sylvie Buat-Menard Ends: 11/03/2020 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: WED Duration: 5 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

Please note this course runs every other week on the following dates; 15/01, 29/01, 12/02, 26/02, 11/03

Do you want to speak French more fluently and accurately? Then this highly interactive French Advanced - Parlons français course in Canterbury is for you.

The aim is to give students the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge of the language and culture through interaction with the other students and tutor.
A range of different topics will be introduced and suggestions and ideas will be discussed at the beginning of the course to make sure students talk about subjects they really care about. The topics could be linked to those covered in other languages classes the students also attend.
The course is quite short but by the end of the 5 weeks students should be able to
- take part in a discussion with native speakers with a good command of the language
- use register and colloquial expressions appropriate to the situation and topic.
- obtain detailed information, ideas and opinions from a variety of sources.
- gain a more in- depth socio-cultural knowledge of the country where the language is spoken.

There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

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

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 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 .

About the Tutor: Sylvie Buat-Menard

View all courses taught by Sylvie Buat-Menard here >>

Getting there

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/75889/H/NC.
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