Course Description

French for Intermediate Level

Languages Unlimited Svcs. Ltd.

French for Intermediate: This is a summary of the objectives for Level B1.  A comprehensive list can also be found in the Common European Framework of Reference.  The objectives describe what a participant should be able to do in the language at the end of a Level B1 course. 

Sociolinguistic Appropriateness

  • Firstly, to be able to perform and respond to a wide range of language functions, using their most common exponents in a neutral register.

Listening Comprehension (LC)

  • To be able to understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters. These include speech regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc., including short narratives.

Reading Comprehension (RC)

  • To be able to read straightforward factual texts on subjects related to his/her field and interest with a satisfactory level of comprehension.
  • In addition, to be able to find and understand relevant information in everyday material. Examples include letters, brochures and short official documents.
  • To be able to recognise significant points in straightforward newspaper articles on familiar subjects.

Spoken Interaction (SI)

  • To be able to exploit a wide range of simple language to deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling.

Spoken Production (SP)

  • Firstly, to be able to reasonably fluently sustain a straightforward description of one of a variety of subjects within his/her field of interest, presenting it as a linear sequence of points.
  • To be able to give straightforward descriptions on a variety of familiar subjects within his field of interest.
  • Also to be able to relate details of unpredictable occurrences, e.g., an accident.
  • To be able to briefly give reasons as well as explanations for opinions, plans and actions.
  • To be able to give a prepared straightforward presentation on a familiar topic within his/her field. This should also be clear enough to be followed without difficulty most of the time, and in which the main points are explained with reasonable precision.
  • In addition, to be able to take follow up questions, but may have to ask for repetition if the speech was rapid.
  • To be able to initiate, maintain and close simple face-to-face conversation on topics that are familiar or of personal interest

Written Interaction (WI)

  • To be able to write personal letters and notes asking for or conveying simple information of immediate relevance. Therefore, to be able to get across the point he/she feels to be important

Written Production (WP)

  • Finally, to be able to write straightforward connected texts on a range of familiar subjects within his field of interest. This includes linking a series of shorter discrete elements into a linear sequence.

Course Code 03
College Name Languages Unlimited Svcs. Ltd.
Course Category French, Languages
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Certificate of Attendance
Course Location Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 16th January 2018
Course End Date 20th March 2018
Course Fee 210.00
Course Duration Ten weeks
Course Times 19:30 - 21:00
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+353 1 853 2954
20 B Conquer Hill Road Clontarf Dublin 3 D03 E927, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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