French III - Part 1 (50 hours)
This course is open to students having completed Level 2 or who are able to claim a comparable achievement from another institution (between 180 and 200 hours of contact hours). The aim of this course is to improve students’ skills through various activities and practice. The focus will be on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation drills according to the student’s needs.
French III - Part 2 (50 hours)
This is a continuation of French III - Part I. The emphasis will be laid on language learning strategies and autonomous learning. Ample use of authentic materials in reference to current affairs in France and elsewhere will help students progress in their command of the language and understanding of the sociocultural environment.
Internal assessment throughout the course will be provided. The evaluation will be based on 100% coursework. (Tests and homework 40%, final test 60%).
After the completion of Level 3 (Part 1 & Part 2), students should have reached a standard consistent with Level A2.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
Students should be able to:
Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters.
Deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
Produce simple connected text on topic which are familiar or of personal interest.
Describe experiences and events
Briefly give reasons and explanations for opinion and plans.
Students who have successfully completed Level 3 will be invited to sit for the Certificate examination leading to the award of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures Certificate in French.