1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks Starting June 30, 2023
At French Library
About this Class
Do you have plans to travel to France or Québec or Martinique but have limited knowledge of French? Using subway maps, menus, etc., this class will provide a basis to travel autonomously, from making reservations to making small talk with natives. You’ll learn the vocabulary and phrases necessary to navigate your way around a francophone country and become a knowledgeable traveler before even setting foot on the plane. Bon voyage!
Communicative and linguistic objectives:
Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.