Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intensive French Language: B1-1 (Intermediate)

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    Intermediate

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    60
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    OBJECTIVES PART 1:

    -Communication:
    To express: Tastes, feelings, opinion, doubts
    To compare: People, situations, objects, ideas
    To put forward: Hypothesis

    -Linquistic:
    Verbs and expressions expressing tastes and opinion
    Adjectives and adverbs: forms, place, meaning.
    Relative pronouns/ possessives
    Demonstrative pronouns
    Comparatives and superlatives
    Completive after opinion verbs

    -Vocabulary:
    Moral Values
    Characters
    The construction of verbs: to love, to desire, to feel like following by an infinitive or not
    The different levels of language
    Vocabulary of positive and negative characterization
    Vocabulary of critics
    Occupations

    OBJECTIVES PART 2:

    -Communication:
    To tell: To tell sb to do smthg
    To report: Sb?s words using past tense
    To put forward: Hypothesis

    -Linguistics:
    Values of conditional
    Personal pronoun complements
    Imperative and infinitive
    The subjunctive: shaping and using in completive
    Past Indirect speech

    -Vocabulary:
    Daily activities
    Studies
    Family links
    Social Connections

    OBJECTIVES PART 3:

    -Communication:
    To situate: Events in time

    -Linguistics:
    Before to + infinitive
    After + infinitive past
    Past perfect
    Gerundive
    The future
    Expressions like: there is, since, during and in

    -Vocabulary:
    Biography
    Employment
    Celebrations